There were about 200 men and women dressed in doll outfits marching to a recording of "No Motherland Without You" playing on a large jukebox that was leading the way through the streets of Harvard Square in Cambridge. The music playing was supplied by the North Korean State Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, as well as the North Korean Armed Forces Military Chorus. Lots of people were watching the charade on the streets.
"Fucking Communists!" one of the people shouted.
"How come?" someone nearby him asked.
"Because they're playing that Kim Jong Il song," the man who yelled at the parade said. "Those DPRK asswipes play that song for hours on end."
"I thought Kim Jong Il was dead," the other replied.
"Well," the man replied, "they wanna keep the guy's memory alive."
A lot of the children who were watching this were surprised at this and they asked their moms and dads what the meaning of the parade was. They couldn't answer them honestly.
"Everybody step in time!" the drill master shouted.
At the same time, the Globe Santa had set up their booth outside the Harvard Square T station; they were ready to raise some money for their Christmas campaign. Just then, someone was coming out of the station shouting, "Bah, humbug!" They knew it was a Scrooge like person walking into the holiday shoppers that were walking aroundl, trying to cause trouble.
"Bah, humbug!" he shouted. "This whole nonsense is a fraud."
"Merry Christmas, sir," a child bravely wished Scroogel
"Bah, humbug!" the man shouted and stormmed off. Suddenly, someone in the one of the floats threw a bottle of beer in his head, causing him to bleed profusely.
"Sick ass!" he shouted.
"Get the fuck off me!" the man shouted as the T attendants tried to assist him, so they subdued him and brought him to a nearby office. Minutes later, an ambulance bore him out of the station.
He wouldn't make it, unfortunately. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. And his soul was weighed down with the chains that he'd forged in his life.
The man who threw the bottle into the Scroogeian was picked up off of the float and taken to a police station near Central Square. He told how he'd assaulted him earlier in the day as he was getting on his float.
"A likely story," the cop said.
"It's true," a young lady said coming into the station. "I have the evidence here."
She showed to them a videotape of the incident when the man was attacked by the Scrooge-like person earlier in the day. However, he couldn't be released immediately because he was being charged with manslaughter in the incident. Eventually though, he ended up being released on his own recognizance.
His arraignment was set for the following day at 10 a.m. He never showed up, though. He was halfway to the Cayman Islands by then.