Sheriff Fernal McMorbidly
#K3 in My Macabre McMorbidly Family Portrait Series
The only family member to fight in the civil war…. on his own side…. against both armies. Having lost the war he took up the job of sheriff out on the
western frontier in the town of Plorable. As sheriff he challenged every single offender, whether they be a murderer or j-walker, to a duel. Sadly for him, his opponents learned quickly that a clear sign he was about to shoot was a loud blast of flatulence due to the tension of the moment inciting great laughter. It was also his “tell” when playing poker in the town saloon. It’s how he earned the unfortunate monicker “Bugle Britches”, the poor angry fellow. He was so paranoid for the rest of his life that his arms never left the raised “DRAW HOMBRE!” position even after he was fired from his career and returned to McMorbidly Manor.
The McMorbidly Family Portraits were discovered in a battered and moldy sealed trunk, which had somehow wound up below the root system of a huge black tree on the grounds of McMorbidly Manor (Now in Ruins). With each photo was a mysterious description written in jittery script by persons unknown. The portraits and paper were dated back to the mid to late 1800's. Who was the artist/photographer? How had history forgotten such an infamous and lengthy family legacy? We may never know but pay close attention as each family member and their stories from all their past generations are revealed!