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Northern Lights

By Ever All Rights Reserved ©

Horror / Fantasy

Before Creature Was Creature

In the village of Inor there once lived a cat called Creature. Before Creature was Creature she was a cat who travelled far and wide and went by many names. She travelled for years but could not find a home. People would marvel at her beauty; the smooth grey and white fur, the emerald eyes. They would stroke her and delight in the soft belly as she rolled on her back and pawed at the air. Seduced, they would justify taking her in by thinking of all the mice and rats she would catch.

Sooner or later, the novelty of this new possession would wear thin and she became a nuisance to them. They no longer saw her beauty, mice and rat corpses were no longer presents but grotesque irritations, and playfulness was no longer a delight, but a distraction from more important tasks. The cost of food and care became a burden, an unnecessary luxury for a toy that didn’t amuse. They cursed and kicked her, casting her out and leaving her to lament. They threw stones at her when she meowed and scratched at the door, and soon she left, travelling to another village, looking for a home.

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