Godzilla’s Ice Cube


After putting in a long day destroying Tokyo, Godzilla and his fellow kaiju can take a short stroll to Chiba and order their whisky & sodas at the Katsuura fish market, where they’ll have no problem coming up with ice cubes big enough to chill monster-sized drinks.

I watched as block after giant block was herded over to the ice crushing elevator, smashed at record speed, and spewed into waiting trucks. As each one drove away with its mountain of snow, all I could think of was what a killing I’d make, selling snow cones to hot and thirsty monsters.


Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, now out for the first time in paperback

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