NACKLES: A CHRISTMAS STORY

by Donald Westlake. Originally Published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction January 1964. If Man creates his gods, then it follows that Man must create devils, too! Did God create men, or does Man create gods? I dont know, and if it hadnt been for my rotten brother-in-law, the question would never have come up. My late brother-in-law? Nackles knows. It all depends, you see, like the chicken and the egg, on which came first. Did God exist before Man first thought of Him, or didnt He? If not, if Man creates his gods, then it follows that Man must create the devils, too. Nearly every Continue reading