What do you want for Christmas? True love? A little brother? World peace? How about an alien abduction, or a vacation to someplace exotic, like the planet of kamikaze death spider?
You never know what Santa will bring you, and that's part of the fun. One evening a year, an award-winning group of writers known as the "Wordos" surprise each other with holiday tales. Here, collected for the first time, are 22 of those tantalizing gifts to pique your curiosity. Unwrap them slowly, and watch out for surprises. Is that one ticking?