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    Default ROUND OVER! Short Story Battle Royale: Bracket One, Round Two (16 stories)

    128 short stories, one winner! Choose your favorite short story in each of the battles below. The winners will advance until we have one winner per bracket. There are four brackets. Those bracket winners will then face off against each other. The short story in each of the battles that gets five votes first wins, that's when voting for that battle will end. You can vote in all, some, or none of the battles, it's up to you. Have fun!

    Bracket One, Round Two
    BATTLE OVER! 1. "In the Tall Grass" (2) vs. "Suffer the Little Children" (5)

    BATTLE OVER! 2. "The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands" (2) vs. "The Monkey" (5)

    BATTLE OVER! 3. "A Face in the Crowd" (2) vs. "The Man in the Black Suit" (5)

    BATTLE OVER! 4. "The Road Virus Heads North" (5) vs. "Before the Play" (0)

    BATTLE OVER! 5. "Umney's Last Case" (2) vs. "Crouch End” (5)

    BATTLE OVER! 6. "L. T.'s Theory of Pets" (0) vs. "Mrs. Todd's Shortcut" (5)

    BATTLE OVER! 7. "I Know What You Need" (3) vs. "The Lawnmower Man" (5)

    BATTLE OVER! 8. "One for the Road" (5) vs. "The Death of Jack Hamilton" (1)

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    My picks:

    1. NONE
    2. "The Monkey"
    3. "The Man in the Black Suit"
    4. "The Road Virus Heads North"
    5. NONE
    6. "Mrs. Todd's Shortcut"
    7. "The Lawnmower Man"
    8. "The Death of Jack Hamilton"

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    1. "In the Tall Grass"
    2. "The Monkey"
    3. "A Face in the Crowd"
    4. "The Road Virus Heads North"
    5. "Umney's Last Case"
    6. "Mrs. Todd's Shortcut"
    7. "I Know What You Need"
    8. "One for the Road"

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    1. "Suffer the Little Children"

    2. "The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands"

    3. "The Man in the Black Suit"

    4. "The Road Virus Heads North"

    5. "Umney's Last Case"

    6. "Mrs. Todd's Shortcut"

    7. "I Know What You Need"

    8. "One for the Road"

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    1. "In the Tall Grass" vs. "Suffer the Little Children"

    2. "The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands" vs. "The Monkey"

    4. "The Road Virus Heads North" vs. "Before the Play"

    5. "Umney's Last Case" vs. "Crouch End”

    6. "L. T.'s Theory of Pets" vs. "Mrs. Todd's Shortcut"

    7. "I Know What You Need" vs. "The Lawnmower Man"

    8. "One for the Road" vs. "The Death of Jack Hamilton"

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    1. "In the Tall Grass"
    2. "The Monkey"
    3. "The Man in the Black Suit"
    4. "The Road Virus Heads North"
    5. "Crouch End”
    6. "Mrs. Todd's Shortcut"
    7. "I Know What You Need"
    8. "One for the Road"

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    1. "In the Tall Grass" (2) vs. "Suffer the Little Children" (2) - suffer the little children

    2. "The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands" (2) vs. "The Monkey" (3) - the monkey

    3. "A Face in the Crowd" (1) vs. "The Man in the Black Suit" (3) - a face in the crowd

    BATTLE OVER! 4. "The Road Virus Heads North" (5) vs. "Before the Play" (0)

    5. "Umney's Last Case" (2) vs. "Crouch End” (2) - crouch end

    BATTLE OVER! 6. "L. T.'s Theory of Pets" (0) vs. "Mrs. Todd's Shortcut" (5)

    7. "I Know What You Need" (3) vs. "The Lawnmower Man" (2) - lawn mower man

    8. "One for the Road" (4) vs. "The Death of Jack Hamilton" (1) - one for the road

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    Results updated.

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    Bracket One, Round Two
    1. "Suffer the Little Children" (3)

    2. "The Monkey" (4)

    3. . "The Man in the Black Suit" (3)

    BATTLE OVER! 4. "The Road Virus Heads North"

    5. . "Crouch End” (3)

    BATTLE OVER! 6. "L. T.'s Theory of Pets" (0)

    7."The Lawnmower Man" (3)

    BATTLE OVER! 8. "One for the Road" (5)

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    Suffer the Little Children
    The monkey
    The Man in the Black Suit.
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    Bracket One, Round Two

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    2. "The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands" vs. "The Monkey"

    3. "A Face in the Crowd" vs. "The Man in the Black Suit"

    4.

    5. "Umney's Last Case" vs. "Crouch End"

    6. "L. T.'s Theory of Pets" vs. "Mrs. Todd's Shortcut"

    7. "I Know What You Need" vs. "The Lawnmower Man"

    8. "One for the Road" vs. "The Death of Jack Hamilton"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    Bracket One, Round Two
    1. "In the Tall Grass" (2) vs. "Suffer the Little Children" (3)

    2. "The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands" (2) vs. "The Monkey" (4)

    3. "A Face in the Crowd" (2) vs. "The Man in the Black Suit" (3)



    5. "Umney's Last Case" (2) vs. "Crouch End” (3)



    7. "I Know What You Need" (3) vs. "The Lawnmower Man" (3)
    Votes bolded.

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    Bracket One, Round Two is finished! The results are as follows:

    1. "Suffer the Little Children" (5) vs. "In the Tall Grass" (2)
    2. "The Monkey" (5) vs. "The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands" (2)
    3. "The Man in the Black Suit" (5) vs. "A Face in the Crowd" (2)
    4. "The Road Virus Heads North" (5) vs. "Before the Play" (0)
    5. "Crouch End” (5) vs. "Umney's Last Case" (2)
    6. "Mrs. Todd's Shortcut" (5) vs. "L. T.'s Theory of Pets" (0)
    7. "The Lawnmower Man" (5) vs. "I Know What You Need" (3)
    8. "One for the Road" (5) vs. "The Death of Jack Hamilton" (1)

    Bracket One, Round Three will begin shortly.

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