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Optional Music for Voice and Piano (1985) [Short Story]
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He could sing. He didn't just have a voice, he had a Voice. One night, alone and hurrying home, the boy is yanked into an alley and something is forced into his mouth. When he comes to, in the hospital, he has an urge only to sing. Throughout the years, each time he sings, terrible emotions and memories fill the minds of those who listen to him, and some pay a horrible price.

Originally published in The Horror Show, Winter 1986.

Original title: Optional Music for Voice and Piano
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorGeneral

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Horrible Beginnings (2003) [Anthology]
      Authors: Neil Gaiman , Tanith Lee , F. Paul Wilson , Poppy Z. Brite , Ramsey Campbell , Henry Kuttner , Robert Bloch , Kathe Koja , Ed Bryant , Elizabeth Hand , Rick Hautala , Patricia Nead (P.N.) Elrod , Matthew Costello , Thomas F. Monteleone , Yvonne Navarro , Kim Newman , Gary A. Braunbeck

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