Fritz Kurtz is a kindly old puppeteer who loves his little puppets like children. He saves a young woman from suicide and she becomes his companion. When she falls for Kurtz's assistant puppeteer, the two lovers decide to kill Fritz. However, Fritz's beloved puppets want revenge!
Narrated by the Coffin-Keeper, a story about a college football place-kicker, who's string of perfect kicks arouses the suspicion of his opponents. They find out to their dismay that his 'lucky ball', which he uses exclusively, has an unusual cover.