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Dark Star, The Fiftieth Chapter – Snowing

“Fetch me another one.” That’s what Daddy said to me. The last words he’ll ever say to me. Soon you’ll be dead. The voice calls out from the darkness of my mind. The beast is awake again. Chill bites at … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Forty-Ninth Chapter – Bargaining

This one will be a good one. He took much longer than the others. Fought back harder. Daddy had to get the chains for this one. Perhaps it’s because he’s older than the other pets. I wouldn’t call this one … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Forty-Eighth Chapter – Bathing

I need to be careful with this one. Careful and clever. The last one made Daddy angry so we didn’t get to keep it anymore. Daddy loved him until he was all gone. I know it’s what the pet would … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Forty-Fourth Chapter – Rescuing

Up in my tower I wait for a valiant knight to come and rescue me. I’m in the tallest tower of the whole castle. Cursed by a wicked witch when I was born I’m destined to wait here, protected by … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Forty-Third Chapter – Tanning

The pelts hang satisfyingly off the wire line, freshly cut and cleaned from our catch. I hoist them up another foot or two to catch the last of the evening sun. The pale white skin glistens brightly in the red … Continue reading

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