The Tooth Fairy Plots
“Just listen,” she said, sounding like the bottle of whiskey she cradled. “When my grampy was young he got a penny for a tooth under his pillow. My nephew today gets a fiver.”
“That’s a hell of an inflation rate. I think the Tooth Fairies know something we don’t know.”
“Ignoring the fact that they don’t exist–”
“Can’t prove that.”
“…it probably points to a change in social norms and a rise in consumerism, or something.”
“No. The Fairies are competing fiercer. Human teeth are about to become a scarce resource. I can feel it in my bones.”
Maybe things will get so desperate, they’ll stop waiting for them to fall out.
The Indentistrial Revolution?