The blood oozed from the sack and soaked his coat, pants and finally his hat, until the only unstained spots were the white trim on his sleeves and his the black of his large boots. But Father Nickoli was not unseen. The urchins of Stillwater were watching. They saw their friends disappear one by one. They saw the silhouette of a large fat man on the roof tops, slipping down into fireplaces. They knew who was stealing away the lives of their friends; they told all they could, but nobody would listen. They told the sheriff and adults of the town and were laughed at. Nobody believed them. Finally they went to their only friend, The Clockmaker.
Nickoli said "I will give you the children. All of them. One for each card I drew. You may have their souls.
cards remained. It was the Frost Lord's turn to draw, and draw he did: the 2 of diamonds. Tears ran down Father Nickoli's face as he turned over the last card, The Weeping Queen. Father Nickoli begged the cold stranger. He told him he didn't have the money. He said he had lost even the orphanage in Velvet Puma Fenty Creepers
"Lord Frost thought for a moment, then agreed. He told Father Nickoli he had one week, and then he would return for the bodies of twenty six children. Father Nickoli set to work the very next night with the children in his orphanage. With those children slain, he filled only half of his quota. Desperate, he stalked outside to the houses and families of Stillwater. Donning a white suit and hat to blend in with the snow, Father Nickoli snuck Puma Creepers Rihanna down the chimneys of unsuspecting families. He crept, quick as a mouse, into children's rooms and slit their throats while they slept. Placing their bodies in his large white sack, he would left and moved to the next house. His large white bag, heavy with the bodies of little children, soon became crimson with blood.
and aged man, did not believe their story either, but to keep the children happy, he made them a clockwork creature: a simple kobold made from old cogs and g.