Wow! A vote! I wasn't expecting that for what was a hastily cobbled together idea. Thank you, J.C.
Many thanks fir the vote, D3athw4lkerOooft. A particularly hard challenge to not only whittle down a shortlist, but attempt to choose just three to vote for, hence why it's taken me a while to do so. Big congrats to all entrants for making it such a varied group of stories and a real joy to read them all.
Shortlist and votes:
@Daysman - Ghost Wrangler
@Rafellin - Child’s Play
@Elckerlyc – Obituary *VOTED*
@elvet – Shall We Dance
@Peter V – A Toy Story
@mosaix - … They Have Their Entrances and Their Exits ... *VOTED*
@Culhwch - All The Stage, My World
@LittleStar - Written and Performed by the Old Quarter Orphanage
@Ursa major - The Seven Stages of…*VOTED*