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    Living a Nightmare

    Post by Curiosity on Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:39 am

    DATE: 8/29/2018, after His death this thread
    TIME: 8:49 PM


    Seven full sunsets had passed since the large striped beast had last slept on the roof of this humble abode. Quite miraculously it held his weight, and has been every night since his second lake related incident. No one but the fluffy one’s hunting party, the Vaal they put down, and the demonic tree they burned knew what has be come of the furry winged knife.

    Somewhere within the sleepy home a wall clock ticked its hands pointed out the time of eight forty-nine and fifty-six seconds. Four seconds from making it exactly seven days since a battered beast nuzzled his last.

    Tick...tock..

    Perhaps the family’s furry(and feathery) pets could feel the sudden presence and a rare fizzing of ones and zeros. The structure’s roof creaked slowly feeling the slowly appearing weight. Two seconds more... A light gale blew through the accumulating numbers as they took up their designated point. Much like the how the computers rendered three dimensional objects, they quickly formed paws and the tip of a twitching tail. Tick... From bottom up claws, spikes, wings, muscular shoulders, and a sleeping fuzzy head were formed.

    Tock...

    As the clock’s long hand moved into place, the object rendered on the roof took in its first sleepy breath. The missing beast was back and fast asleep. He was as tired as when he was before he passed. The Deviant was purring and dreaming of the happy times in his world’s forest territory. It was like he was re-living his life then and even as he’d gone through that sneaky portal to meet a certain ruby eyed woman. He certainly purred louder at the memory of Scaramouches and learning to communicate with Kev, but alas it seems that his dream had other plans.

    A flash familiar wicked yellow eyes suddenly consumed his dream vision, their chaotic burning depts striking with fear. Curi visibly flinched as the memory of the demonic aura grasped him.

    Outside the dream his fur fluffed, pointy ears drew back, the nargacuga actually managed to flatten himself against the sturdy roof. Luckily, his claws hadn’t decided to unsheathe right through the water proof tiles, though they did peak out  to leave thin tiny scratches. Curi did not wake, not yet.

    The demonic eyes and fear shifted into a more comfortable scene, allowing the furry beast to relax once more. In this part of his dream his favorite assassin bot was working magic in the kitchen, while the bot’s mate and their many friends were gathered around the sanctuary enjoying the company. The varied colors and sizes of the food prepared was very drool worthy.

    In the real world, Curi was unconsciously licking his beakmaw. A dribble of drool escaped the side of his maw, proof of how much the fluffmiester enjoyed the bot’s cooking, even in his dreams. Be it with or without cumin and thyme the creature trusted this sassy assassin too much to feel the need to think twice about what he was fed.

    Unfortunately, in this dream he looked down at his massive plate and found some traces ink like liquid. Scrambling backwards in surprise, the dreaming beast looked up at the confused chef with questions written on his beaked face. It wasn’t squid!

    Before he could examine the meal further the scenery changed to the one of the lake, it’s cool waters lapped against his paws. His wings were water logged and Scarlet stood before him half submerged in the dreaded water and slowly walk to wards him. Something was different about her eyes, they were an evil molten yellow. Once close enough the Ex-rider reached deep into the water, searching for something. By this point the nargacuga had already taken a dream step back. He had a feeling he knew what would come next, and begged that he was wrong.

    The woman before him pulled a familiar spear up from the lake’s dead water and gave it a full swing to effectively dry it while creating a satisfying FWiiiinngg! Sadness filled the beast’s core as he widened his stance and gave the hunter a reluctant warning growl. He didn’t want to hurt her, but he knew how this part of the dream went.

    An overpowering sensation filled his body, it was like a gale of flame and wind was released from his chest. Anger took over, tinting his vision in the deepest shade of red. How dare she chose to slay him! And for what? To relive past glories from a world long destroyed?! Preposterous!

    Fight her. Kill her.

    ’Fight... Kill...’

    Rise... Rise and defy the arbitrary spinning of Fate's wheel. Rise and declare your right to live!

    Their movements were a blur of violent anger and pain, betrayal and sorrow has evolved in to such emotions. By the end of it the nargacuga was panting over his rider’s corpse as it faded into numbers. The beast himself was barely hanging by a thread of life, in fact he was on his belly panting. Her spear was a bane to his side, quite literally as she managed to jam it into his shoulder before going down.

    While still locked in his dream sequence the Deviant has squirmed and swiped at the air. Surely someone would had noticed the growling and all the movement on the roof?

    Back in Curiosity’s dream the lake scenery faded out into a pair of blank optics. They seemed familiar some how, even the way an ink like substance leaked out from them. The beast got a cold and frightening feeling from them, but he couldn’t move nor look away, even as the black liquid dropped on his matted fur.

    A tarnished red cybertronian mech stood up, his black leaking eyes hovered high over the paralyzed splooting beast. Bloodied sawblades caught a glint of cavern-light as they were raised to strike.

    Whiiiiiiiiiiirrrrrrr!!!

    It was replay of his last memory, and reading this you know how that ended.

    ”GRWAAAHHH!!”

    In a quick motion the nargacuga dodged left avoiding barely a fatal blow that drove into his wing membrane. With a cry of pain the Deviant forced himself to move. He swung around trying to get out of the way of the second whirling blade, but he was too slow. Thunk!... The blade ripped though his collarbone like hot knife through butter. The sound of the whirling blades of death were still screeching in his ears when his vision faded into black.



    ”GRWAAAHHH!!-”

    Curi’s whipped around so fast that he saw white and a blaze of red rage. He was expecting to see the cavern’s glowing interior decoration but what met him was a beautiful star lit sky. Trails of red light followed his eyes as he whirled around, or tried. Apparently, he was falling backwards and was too close to the ground to save his pride.

    With the grace worthy of a flopping plesioth the fluffy one flailed his limbs in vain. He only managed to entangled his tail in the near by tree? of... a fenced in backyard?

    Thud!

    ”Rooowwwllll!!!”

    The tips of his bladedwing fingers dug deep into the soft cushy grass and healthy soil. The position effectively trapping him upside down, stunned, and unable to tell if he was still dreaming. You try getting your fingers, which are practically your body length or more, stuck into the ground with you belly in the air, paws flailing to the sky, and tail anchored into a sturdy tree!
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    Re: Living a Nightmare

    Post by Fear on Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:15 pm

    There wasn't much that tickled Fear's funny bone these days, but when something did...

    Thud!

    ”Rooowwwllll!!!”

    The decrepit old superfiend looked up from his reading material - a lovely crime novella by the name of 'The Big Sleep' - and regarded this latest inconvenience with all the patience beknownst to the grave. He picked up his unwavering gaze and silently looked to the scaly alien seated to his immediate left. No words were spoken throughout this simple exchange. They were, as with many things, unnecessary.

    A monster.

    A monster had been on the roof, caterwauling and writhing in despair, and Fear wouldn't be having anything of the sort. It was nighttime. People were unwinding. What sort of unruly business was this, and why was it on their home? It was unbecoming! The answer was of course Kev. Always was it Kev. And, as the ghoul calmly set down his book, the lights of his ethereal eyes flickering with an ominous glow, Fear knew exactly how to remedy the disturbance. He reached over to the alien without a word, the ancient bones in his wrist creaking like the old tree out back, and with an otherworldly flare of a black flame - FWOOSH! - Kev soon found himself whisked away, out of the warmth and safety of their comfortable home and now in the midst of what agitated the superfiend so. Fear needn't bother with the monster's unsorted thoughts and emotions to understand that this was his Keptoya's problem.

    Satisfied, the animated cadaver returned his focus to his novella and casually flipped the page as if nothing had transpired, Fear once again sucked back into the black-and-white vortex.
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    Re: Living a Nightmare

    Post by Kev on Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:58 am

    What a lovely night. Kev was curled up alongside his lover on the couch, dressed in a comfy pair of pajamas that were quite fitting for a summer night! It was late enough that they clearly had no plans to go out anywhere. The alien's large eyes were trained on Fear's book, ready to assist when the ghoul's corpse eyes made it hard to read. But alas, the peace was not destined to last. It started small, the sound of something stirring on the roof. Raccoons? ...Curiosity? He reached out lightly, sensing the monster's mind although it was in great turmoil. It didn't take long for even more sounds to erupt from the roof, particularly as it sounded like Curiosity...fell? Kev's head turned to the right, staring right back at his boyfriend's unwavering gaze. No words passed. He could feel that his partner was...mmm, not happy! The scaly man shifted, apologetic. It had been him to invite the depressed Nargacuga over, after all! Even if the stay lasted a bit longer than anticipated. Thus, Kev knew what was coming as his lover's large hand reached for him. The world around him shifted, and the alien had been teleported outside.

    The backyard, to be specific! Sheep baaed anxiously from within the shed, Llama chuffing his disapproval for all of this noise. They were thankfully unharmed and safely locked up for the night. Kev rose to a stand, bare feet shuffling uncomfortable on the grass. He already missed the warmth that lingered within the house. It took a moment for his eyes to adjust to dark lighting, but he had to be blind to miss the struggling mass that looked...stuck to the tree? Curiosity's eyes were a firmly blazing red, never a good sign. His little wing fingies were digging into the grass and dirt frantically, tail still embedded into the tree. Good ole Fluffy had definitely gotten himself all stuck, but the question was...why?

    With his hands raised to show he harbored the creature no ill will, Kev reached out mentally for Curi's fear-rattled mind. "Curiosity? It's me, Kev. You're safe in the city, nothing's going to harm you here. If you can calm down, I'll help get you free, okay? You just need to take some deep breaths. You're safe."


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    Re: Living a Nightmare

    Post by Curiosity on Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:19 am

    ’Dreaming? I’m dreaming... ’

    The beast paused his struggling at the burst of black flames, something demonic about that. Definitely a dream... it has to be... soon the scaly man would pull a weapon and attack him. What would it be this time? A whip? An Insect glaive? Those scrawny arms wouldn’t be able to support a greatsword let alone lance. Curiosity almost chuckled at the image of the alien trying to use both hands to left a basic hunter’s lance, instead he squirmed as his friend approached.

    "Curiosity? It's me, Kev. You're safe in the city, nothing's going to harm you here. If you can calm down, I'll help get you free, okay? You just need to take some deep breaths. You're safe."

    ’Oh... course it’s Kev... Dreams indeed are merciless...’

    As the telepathic words were received, the nargacuga quieted and halted his struggling to watch the little man shuffle closer. Among all the friends his nightmares threw at him Kev was the hardest to encounter. Somehow the alien was able to lift up flaming dualblades, enter a hunter’s frenzy, and rush his belly. Now that he was stuck with his fluff exposed surely this was the time Kev will attack.

    Knowing that death in a dream would wake him, it away it did put him out of his misery. So with a heaving huffsigh the newly revived beast shut his glowing red eyes and let gravity tip his head to expose the soft place behind his chin. With the top of his fuzzy head against the cool grass he did as Kev asked and took a deep breath then released it as a tired yielding chuffle.

    Trrufff...


    He will be awake soon and it would be time to go hunt the elderdragon. The beast was hoping that these dreams did not foretell what would happen if he joined the hunt. The realization of those even having actually happened hasn’t occurred, nor did the fact that he wasn’t dreaming anymore.
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    Re: Living a Nightmare

    Post by Kev on Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:34 am

    ’Oh... course it’s Kev... Dreams indeed are merciless...’

    Oookay... Kev didn't often peek in Curiosity's mind while he was snoozing, but apparently the nightmares had progressed to the point that he dreamed of Kev slaughtering him. But why? The alien could only give his furry friend a brief stare as he sorted through the creature's rattled thoughts. Obviously this was the work of a bad dream. A nightmare so bad, he still thought he was dreaming. To the point that surely the scaly man's next move would be gutting the Nargacuga. He approached, creeping closer with each step very deliberate. "Curiosity, I'm not going to kill you. You're awake now, okay?" After a moment's thought, Kev paused. Idly, he tugged on the ends of his sleeves. "Well, unless I fell asleep and this is my dream. Wouldn't that be something?" It'd be one hell of a trippy dream!

    Poor Fluffy might not be in the mood for jokes, however. At least he'd stopped struggling! Kev followed the flow of Curiosity's body, finding where the spikes of his tail had been lodged in the bark of the tree. His brows furrowed, palm flattening against the coarse bark. "I really like this tree too." Well, it'd grow back. He turned towards Curiosity, still privy to the Nargacuga's thoughts. Thinking this to be a dream, the monster was sure that the meeting to hunt the dragon would occur once he was awake. There was a worry that the 'nightmares' were a prophecy, and it caused Kev to wince sympathetically.

    Well, now he knew where his roof monster had been! He must have just respawned from death. Grasping the thick tail, the alien pressed his foot against the tree and pulled with all of his might to free Fluffy's tail spikes. "Hnnngh...!" Clearly the two were going to have to have a 'talk', though it'd be best to get him freed first. Being told that he had been dead might make this calming lull disappear!


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    Re: Living a Nightmare

    Post by Curiosity on Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:25 am

    ”Not going to kill me?You definitely sound like Kev... ”

    The beast tilted his fuzzy head to look the alien in the eye, the sad defeated gaze now replaced with one of interest and curiosity. A little rumble of amusement answered Kev’s joke. This was unusual for his dream, it was more likely to quite literally jump straight into the gore and pain. Perhaps this was indeed the real Kev? How embarrassing was it to have fallen off their roof and land this awkwardly...

    His struggling from before had only managed to sink his fingers deeper into the soft grass, the bane of having sharp blade-like fingers as wings. The membranes themselves felt like velvet but were quite durable, if not faced with high grade weapon like a cybertronian surgical buzzsaw. Upside down he felt like an frog about to be dissected. Arms and body pines and belly exposed.

    Nightmare red eyes curiously watched the comfortably dressed being shuffle around him and to the tree that kept him prisoner. A few spines from his flexible tail had imbedded themselves onto the sturdy trunk.

    His ears flattened sheepishly against his great fluffy skull at the comment. It was a nice tree, but even if he had arrived much younger there was no way that the tree would have held an adolescent nargacuga. As a hatchling maybe?

    A firm grip on his tail told him enough of what his friend was planning to do. So he squirmed just enough to push himself higher up the tree to make it easier for them to free him. With Kev pulling and himself pushing they managed to free the heavy limb.

    ”How do you- Oommphh! Tell if you are dreaming or not? ”

    Once the spikes dislodged from the trunk’s bark the beast slid to the ground with a fluff muffled thud. Emitting a soft but grateful purr the Deviant curled his tail over the split of the tree. Wrapping his tail just loosely around the base of the plant Curi used as a brace so he could free his other limbs.

    Using his core muscles and the bit of leverage the nargacuga executed what might have looked like a sit up to free a set of wing fingers from the ground. As soon as his right paw was free it was easier to retrieve the other, but instead of rolling over to cover his belly the Fluffy one stayed on his back and stretched out on his back. The view of the night sky from this angle was relaxing. The blinking lights in the clear night was breathtaking even in the city.

    The four holes he had created in the manicured lawn looked more like someone had poked the grass with a longsword. With a bit of patting they would look like nothing happened. The dent in the ground however might need a bit more coaxing to fix.

    ”It’s a nice tree... and lights... ”
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    Re: Living a Nightmare

    Post by Kev on Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:24 pm

    ”Not going to kill me?You definitely sound like Kev... ”

    "I'll take that as a compliment!" He spoke up with a chipper tone. A part of him was more than a little worried though. Kev could gleam that something had gone wrong with the dragon hunt, though that was pretty obvious considering it ended with Curiosity's death. Now he couldn't help but wonder what had happened. Was the dragon dead? Was it still out there, snickering to itself over its victory? Should the mouthless alien have gone with them to take it down? He truly didn't want to, but if they had failed because they needed more hands... With naught but a slight sigh, the scaly man got to work on Curi's tail. Whatever the case, it was clear that asking too many questions at once wouldn't help. Focus on the now, then worry about everything else!

    ”How do you- Oommphh! Tell if you are dreaming or not? ”

    "Usually pain!" With a grunt, the two worked together and had managed to free the tail from the tree! "Phew..." Kev hunched over, planting his palms on his knees. "I tend to give myself a pinch or something! You don't really feel pain in your dream, you know? You might remember a bad event where there was pain, but it's not the same. So as long as you can feel a pinch or a fall off the roof," The man gave a brief look towards his house. "Then you're probably not dreaming."

    Once Curiosity had pulled his little wing claws free of the grass, he decided to stretch out on his back to enjoy the night sky. Kev briefly looked the Nargacuga over before settling down next to him on the grass. He sat with his knees up, resting his elbows upon them. Head tilting back, he admired the twinkling stars above. City lights were also shimmering around them, and there was the soft hum of city life. "It is. Very nice."  The two enjoyed a reprieve before the alien shifted his gaze to the fuzzy one. "What happened, Curiosity?" A simple question, with a not very simple answer.


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    Re: Living a Nightmare

    Post by Curiosity on Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:10 am

    ”Pain Hmm?...”

    The beastie mused curling his tail up to his fuzzy belly. Biting it seemed like a stupid idea so he did the next best thing. Blem-SSSSssss!!!

    ”Indeed... Not dreaming....Huff~”

    A little drop of dark liquid dribbled down of the side of the relieved deviant’s beakmaw. It had been a while since the fluffer nicked his tongue on one of his tail spikes, though most of the time it was by accident. A little rumble of humour vibrated from the beast. He was a wake now, but must have over slept as the sun was long gone. The rendezvous was around the sun peak time.

    Late... that’s the word that fit.

    "What happened, Curiosity?"

    ”Was dreaming... bad dream.... Scarier than usual....Everyone was there...... Lost... and Late!...”

    Giving a great big stretch, the fuzzy one reached for the stars with all four paws and unsheathed his razor sharp claws. Then the purring pseudowyvern rolled over on to his ever so tempting belly and turned to the alien, a happy little twinkle in his red orbs. If he knew anything about fighting an elder dragon it was that the hunt would take a while, so he could still make it in even at this late. Nothing a bit of determined dives and swoops couldn’t fix.

    ”Bad dream always started out nice... then the got crazy. This one started before portal. Then Scaramouch cooked.. it got weird... Vaal was percent. ” He explained while glancing at the humble abode where Kev had been in, before a silly flooff fell off the roof.

    An easy question if you believed that everything was just a dream. An ever developing nightmare that always ended in him being forced to fight and kill his friends. In the end one or a few of them would carve him up.

    ”Must have been noisy. Sorry....” The noise must have been almost akin to some one murdering a draconic cat, which wasn’t far from the truth.

    ”Kev? How to get to rendezvous?... Cannot understand....writing?”
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    Re: Living a Nightmare

    Post by Kev on Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:03 pm

    Aaw, look at him curling up like a loafing kitty. Kev offered him a perky nod. "Yeah, pain! Like bumping your head, or giving yourself a hard scratch. For instance, did your tumble off the roof hurt--?" Oh, uh. Or he could cut his tongue on a tail spike, okay. Guess that works. The dribble of blood drew a small wince but the alien otherwise moved on from that. The important thing was that Curiosity no longer believed he was dreaming!

    ”Was dreaming... bad dream.... Scarier than usual....Everyone was there...... Lost... and Late!...”

    Okay, a bad dream. A particularly scary one, that could obviously be surmised. Even everyone being there and somehow lost seemed to make sense. But late...? "You mean they were all late for something? Or it was late in your dream?" Curiosity's recovery from a nightmare really must be commended! One moment he was freaking out, getting himself stuck into trees and expecting Kev to slaughter him. The next, he was stretching and rolling around like an adorable kitty! The sight drew a small chuckle from the alien. The fluffy one continued, the nightmare beginning to come together. Curiosity had dreamt of his life before Portal Breach, then shifted somehow into Scaramouche's cooking. Things became weird and violent and...Vaal Hazak was there. That was all the confirmation he needed to know what had happened. But poor Fluffy surely thought everything was just a bad dream! This was going to be difficult to explain when Fluffy still had issues figuring out who was and wasn't prey!

    "Thank you for apologizing. My partner was...more than a little displeased by the noise." Kev glanced away, more than a little awkward. Obviously, the group had gone to fight the dragon. That was about a week ago so Curiosity being killed in the battle also checked out! Finer details were obviously fuzzy, but it was obvious that the Nargacuga had been killed by the dragon at some point. Violently enough that he respawned in the midst of a nightmare.

    ”Kev? How to get to rendezvous?... Cannot understand....writing?”

    Here we go. Taking a deep breath, the scaly man turned back to regard the fluffy creature. His hands gripped his own knee just a tad more. It wasn't likely that Curiosity was going to react well to the news. "You don't have to worry about meeting up for the hunt because...that happened a week ago, Curi. I don't know for sure but...I think your dream, or at least the parts dealing with Vaal? Really happened. Death isn't permanent here, Curi..." His toes curled against the grass. "When people here die, they go to the pool of souls and once a week has passed, they reappear in the last place they slept. Which obviously...was my roof."


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    Re: Living a Nightmare

    Post by Curiosity on Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:13 pm

    "You mean they were all late for something? Or it was late in your dream?"

    ”Hmm?... No.. I’m late for rendezvous.. Vaal Hunt.. Hopefully, Nightmare will not come true... Huff... ” Curi replied with a shiver, he could still feel those whirling saws ripping through his flesh and grinding up his bones. The nightmare felt so real, so uncanny or well parts of it. Dissipating into... numbers, what was all that about anyways?

    "Thank you for apologizing. My partner was...more than a little displeased by the noise."

    The fluffy beast stole a sheepish glance at the lovely little abode. He didn’t often get the chance to interact with its residence, just Kev and Livewire, but he met Fear once and he knew the creature was not to be trifled with. Kev’s mate was displeased with his struggling, it was probably time to reintroduce himself to the wilds. Perhaps after this hunt since the forest and mountains would be much safer.

    "You don't have to worry about meeting up for the hunt because...that happened a week ago, Curi. "

    ???

    “But I’m late. Hunter’s will need help.... Kev what is a week?”


    "I don't know for sure but...I think your dream, or at least the parts dealing with Vaal? Really happened. Death isn't permanent here, Curi... When people here die, they go to the pool of souls and once a week has passed, they reappear in the last place they slept. Which obviously...was my roof."

    ” ... Dream, but not dream?... Death?...Pool of Soups? Souls?? Wake up after weak?... Your saying ... I died!?

    As quickly as he had calmed down the beast turned to the scaly man, his panic restored to full. Shock, fear, confusion, and disbelief showed as clear as day in the Deviant’s nightmare red eyes. Surely, his friend was just joking, right? Then again death was apparently not permanent in this world. Curi scanned the mouthless face for any sign of humor, he even went as far as to move closer.

    ”Not joking?”

    A hopeful question, one that begged the alien to laugh and say it was a prank. It was a good thing that the nargacuga was on his belly. It made it harder for him to fall over and hurt himself or those around him. He however could not escape the shaking of his limbs from the shock.

    ”But how?.... We just tested. It’s all a dream... Besides he would never kill me..... Right? Would he? I have been called monster many times...... ”
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    Re: Living a Nightmare

    Post by Kev on Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:30 pm

    ???

    “But I’m late. Hunter’s will need help.... Kev what is a week?”

    Oh boy, here it goes. It wasn't fun to be the bearer of bad news! ...And really, Curiosity didn't know what a week was?! Kev sighed to himself, massaging his temple. "A week means seven days. It's how people measure time." Fluffy's nightmare had unfortunately come true. It was a memory. "Yes... I'm sorry, Curi. I think you died." He reached over, running his fingers through the thick fur around Curi's fluffy neck. Through the mental connection forged between the two, the alien sent a calming, soothing sensation into the other's mind like a warm blanket. "I'm not joking." Poor Fluffy... The Nargacuga was shaking, his red eyes wide with fear. More comfort came through as the scaly man began to trill.

    ”But how?.... We just tested. It’s all a dream... Besides he would never kill me..... Right? Would he? I have been called  monster many times...... ”

    Now more than ever, Kev was glad he didn't get involved with that dragon mess. Though, he felt bad that Curiosity had taken part and wound up killed. His rubbing intensified, giving calming pats and scratches. "The dragon's dead now, he's been destroyed. He won't come back and kill you. You're safe now! You and the hunting group did a great job, you did good. If you didn't, that dragon would only get stronger and stronger." It was a small comfort, but hopefully, Curi would understand!


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