Doubting Thomas by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Approx. 5,580 words.
Published on December 3, 2010 by
Six-year-old Tommy Ulrick saw Santas enter the Sutter house on Christmas Eve, the night the house got robbed. Tommy said Santa stole. No one believed him. When Tommy turns thirty, he decides to prove the Jolly Old Elf is one evil s.o.b. Tommy just doesn’t expect the J.O. Elf to threaten him. Turns out Santa takes that naughty or nice list very seriously. Very, very seriously.