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Half of Mina’s friends cautioned her to decline the prize and the other half didn’t. She had entered and won WBLD’s limerick contest, where a home-cooked dinner was first prize. The Count, a national celebrity in Transylvania, hosted a knockoff version of “Kitchen Nightmares” where all recipes included fresh kill. He lived in his castle at the top of the hill and would be cooking Mina’s meal.
Curiosity trumped caution and soon Mina was rapping at the massive front door. It creaked open.
“Good evening!,” said The Count. “Dinner will be served in one, two, three, four, five minutes!”
For those who don’t know who The Count (or Cookie Monster!) is/are:
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