Tuesday, December 22, 2020

The Claus Family


At the heart of much speculative fiction (and fiction in general) is a question. What if? On Tuesdays I like to throw one out there and see what you make of it. Do with it as you please. If a for-instance is not specified, feel free to interpret that instance as you wish. And if you find this becomes a novel-length answer, I'd appreciate a thank you in the acknowledgements.
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So, this week's question is an actual story idea I had years ago. One of these days I might actually write that story: 

What if Santa Claus was real and his descendants (because he is long dead) continue his work to this day, but very much behind the scenes?

12 comments:

  1. What do you mean what if? Of course he's real and the work continues! :)

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  2. I'd be wondering where my presents have been all these years.

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  3. That would be so cool. No, wait, let's ask Dr. Fauci! He vaccinated somebody at the North Pole!

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  4. Martha is right: Santa is real. He is working overtime this year. My list is not long, but I have been a good girl.

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  5. He is kind of real. He is based on someone from the mid 300 AD's (I think; its late and I'm tired). The concept is good with Santa doing nice things; I'm just not a fan of the "he sees you when you are naughty, he sees you when you are nice" thing. He certainly is not deity :)

    betty

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    1. Well, that's the idea. The someone from the past that is the original has descendants all over the world, and. . . I'm sure you don't want to hear about the story. It'll be more interesting if I ever actually write it.

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  6. In this time of year I become child and believe that Santa is real. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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