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An Amazing Story

As I crossed off the scrubland into the woods, I stopped briefly to fish the pinky, purple crystal rock out of my pocket and I was astounded to see that it had changed. Now it was totally devoid of all those beautiful prismatic hues of colour that made it stand out when I first set eyes on it. It had been de-activated, just as the Elder had said it would be. Suddenly my wife was upon me.

“Darling.....what happened to you, where have you been, what are you doing?” she said to me all concerned.

“I’m fine darling, don’t worry. Come on, let’s go home.” I said as I put a comforting arm around her. “I’ll tell you all about it later. Come on, you can make one of your special coffees and we can sit in the kitchen as always and I’ll tell you a story.” I looked briefly back towards the scrubland and saw only darkness and soft moonlight.

“Is it a good story?” she mewed.

“It’s an amazing story darling, one that for sure you will never believe. But I know how you love so much me telling you an exciting tale as you doze in my arms.”

“Darling.......I love you. I’m so happy with you.”

“I know, me too huh. Come on, race you back to the house.”

And with that we set off running to our little piece of heaven like a couple of giggling kids.

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