once a wide-eyed elven pixie. Let’s call her Hannah. Beneath the surface of
something great, there lurked Hannah’s terror. Because underneath the façade of
her perfectly manicured life, in the forest there dwelled something – a horror!
– that would and could cause her much strife.
an unlikely host to this being which attached itself to the one it fancied the
most. This creature was shudder-inducing, this creature caused others to weep
and wail, because this creature was abhorrently unpleasant and stank to high
back this creature was firmly attached, sucking, sucking the life from her. Because
like a leech it drank from its victims, feeding more and more, this was the
creature, Norbert, was a cruel thing to behold; he only thought of himself and
how he could benefit from another’s pain and suffering twofold. He was selfish,
uncaring, and manipulative as he rode on his host’s backs, and Hannah was
suffering greatly from his presence, I cannot say anything less than that.
Oh, how she
tried to remove Norbert, with a thick stick to poke and slide against his gooey
form. Oh, how she grabbed at the awkward place he was situated, and tried to
pull him off her aching back. And oh, how she managed to shift him just a
little, with a shriek and a squeal Norbert know his days were likely limited.
had a wondrous idea! She leaned against a rough tree trunk. Holding the wood
either side, hands behind her hips, she grated her vile pest against the surface’s
“Nooooooo!” Norbert wailed as he came away in pieces, like the innards of a bag of shredded three-cheese mix for Pizza night’s meal. Soon only the suckers with their strong suction remained, her lower back felt much better, perfectly lighter all the same. The pieces of Norbert tried to reform themselves into their former being of parasitic venom, but they would not be permitted, because Hannah decided to quickly eat the lot of them.
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