What do you come for

The man's feet dangle from the old women's chimney.

"What Do You Come For?" is the third story included in the book Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.


An old woman who lives by herself feels very lonely one night and says, "I wish I had some company." Two feet appear, dangling from the chimney. Then, a body and some arms and some legs, two eyes, and a head. They belong to a man, who then jumps down from the chimney and dances around the room The woman asks him, "What do you come for?" The man answers, "What do I come for? For YOU!"

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