"One day, when he was repairing a high-heeled shoe, it moved in his hand, and the spike heel pierced his hand.
"To his surprise, he felt his blood draining into the object -- the shoe was sucking out his vital fluids! Unable to resist its onslaught, he fell unconcious.
"When he awoke, he had become a creature of the night -- a pump kin.".
Well, I thought it was funny.