The Nightmare Before Christmas Summary

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The Nightmare Before Christmas begins in a small town, better known as Halloweentown. Here, they have a “Pumpkin King,” who is the ruler/ most significant role model to everyone, and his name is Jack Skellington. Jack begins to feel bored of the same holiday they have every year, Halloween, and he soon stumbles upon trees that are embellished with carved symbols for each holiday. He is intrigued by the door that has a bright green Christmas tree on it adorned with small ornaments and baubles. He opens the door and tumbles into the tree where he gets transported into Christmastown. He explores the land that he was pulled into, and then he returns home to tell his town about the place that he has just discovered. He tells them that they are going to make their own Christmas. The town teamed up and worked on making terrifying toys to bring “joy” to the children and to give Santa a year off. Jack sent 3 kids to kidnap Santa and keep him safe while they were delivering presents to the kids of the world. Sally, who has always secretly admired and adored Jack, told him that she had a horrendous vision that stealing Christmas was a terrible idea, but Jack didn't listen. Jack finally got on his sleigh with his skeletal reindeer and rode off into the darkness to begin delivering presents. Every house he delivered presents to called the police because the toys were trying to kill them, and eventually the military tried to shoot him out of the sky. When he was shot down, he realized
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