Garrett Haselton
Nov 18, 2018 · 4 min read

The Costume Convention

They milled about brandishing smiles as if nothing else in the world existed.

It seemed a gift to me, being able to forget life and it’s problems so expertly.

But, alas, I was plagued by the apparent fact that this was obviously pointless. What good could dressing up like super heroes possibly achieve? Other than false and misplaced confidence. Carrying a foam sword as tall as you could only…