A/N: I wrote this years ago for a Halloween Fanfiction Contest on a Nightmare Before Christmas fan site. Though my writing has improved a lot since then, I left this unedited, to show what my writing was like back in junior high. The only edit I made was formatting. So any typos or word choice/grammar mistakes, I left those alone.
Hope you enjoy!
A scream could be heard throughout the manor. Jack groaned. It couldn't be Halloween already. Time seemed to pass by since he last defeated Oogie. Jack rolled on to his side to check the time. It was 7:00. Moaning, Jack threw his pillow over his skull and held it there, hoping this would drown out the sound of the doorbell's scream. It didn't; the screams still echoed throughout the manor. Reluctantly, Jack sat up in bed and rubbed the sleep out of his eyes. He reached up to take his nightcap off-it wasn't there. Confused, he looked down at what he was wearing-his nightshirt and pants weren't there. He was still wearing his pinst