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Fantasy Fiction Friendship

This is not one of my best work but I thought to put it up anyway. Mini writer's block coming so production will be a bit slow. Taking a break from the Adapters series, other series (aka the Reedsy casts) will be postponed until after the summer, if at all. I apologize in advance.

This story is also pretty short, but I can't really force anything else out of it without making it sound rushed. There will be maybe two more parts after this one, and don't worry, I will return to my normal cliffhangers in part 3 of this ;)

Need more words still so blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah, more words, let me publish, I don't like the word limit, akjdaniiuakhcnas, also I am bored on Remind and Reedsy I love chatting and roleplaying lol okay enough stalling time for the story.

I stand at the entrance of the enchanted forest once again, the leather bag on my back filled with goods. I walk with a slight limp into the forest. My mother was worried sick when she saw me limp into the house, and I had told her it was from falling from a tree. It was the truth- there were a few bare trees in the field, but their branches were spindly and easily broke. She applied medicine and sent me out the door with a warning, but instead of going to the field like I should, I went towards the forest. I inhale the fresh scent of moss and pollen once again, the bright colors dancing in the wind. I come across the pond once again, and I set down my bag and remove my clothes, revealing the tattered undergarments beneath. I splash in the pond, giggling as the fresh droplets sprayed in the air. I hear a slight rustling in the bushes and I smile, my wet brown hair draped over my shoulders.ย 

โ€œCome on in, Wolfie!โ€ I shout. โ€œThe waterโ€™s nice and cold!โ€

โ€œIโ€™d rather not,โ€ said Wolfie, stepping out from behind the foliage.โ€

I giggle and splash some water her way. She lowers her ears and backs up farther from my reach, looking more annoyed than anything. I splash in the fresh pond water for a little while before putting on my clothes and braiding my wet hair.

I sit down next to Wolfie, resting my head against her soft fur.ย 

โ€œWant to know why I named you Alaska?โ€ said Wolfie, her bright blue eyes gazing across the horizon.

โ€œWhy?โ€ I ask.ย 

โ€œBecause I had a little pup that looked like you- at least, as close as a wolf can look like a human. Her name was Australia- we had a think naming our children by places- and she had green eyes exactly like yours. She liked climbing trees and hunting rabbits and adventuring. She loved going out to explore, despite my warnings. But one day, she went too far, and I couldnโ€™t get to her in time. The hunters killed her, and I watched the light drain from her eyes. The hunters came after me next, so I defended myself. Left several of them running out of the woods. One didnโ€™t survive.โ€

โ€œOhโ€ฆโ€ I mumble, feeling uneasy. โ€œI didnโ€™t know.โ€

โ€œWell now you do,โ€ Woflie looks into my eyes. โ€œDonโ€™t make the same mistake, Alaska. Donโ€™t venture too far into the world you werenโ€™t born in, unless you want to end up like her.โ€

โ€œBut I donโ€™t want to leave you,โ€ I whine, tears glistening in my eyes. โ€œI like it better here. The kids back home are mean. Please, Wolfie, let me stay.โ€

โ€œI wish I could,โ€ whispers Wolfie. โ€œBut itโ€™s for your own good.โ€

โ€œCan I come back one more time? Please? Weโ€™ll have a little party, just you and me, to say goodbye.โ€

Wolfie sighs. โ€œI suppose thatโ€™s fine.โ€

โ€œYay!โ€ I shout. I jump up and grab my bag, expelling the contents on the floor. โ€œI got you some meat from the market. I know itโ€™s not fresh, but itโ€™s really good. Oh, and here are some berries.โ€ I remove a small knapsack from my waist and fill it with water from the pond as Woflie examines the meat in the bag. I tie up the knapsack and stuff it in the bag, then slide the leather sack down my arms. โ€œIโ€™ll bring more tomorrow for the party. Bye, Wolfie!โ€

Wolfie nods at me as I walk out of the forest and into the field. The little boy from before gives me a curious look, his hazel eyes staring straight into mine before flitting away. Parents flood through the gate, greeting their children after a long day harvesting. I shove past them and make my way home, bursting through the wooden door and into my room before my mother can even greet me. I feel both nervous and excited about the party- itโ€™s my first in a long time. No one ever really talked to me since my fatherโ€™s death, but things are different now. I comb out my hair as mother walks in, a concerned look on her face.

โ€œWhatโ€™s the rush?โ€ she asked.

โ€œNothing,โ€ I say breathlessly. โ€œSome of the kids want to have a little party in the field to celebrate the harvest. Can I go, mommy?โ€

โ€œI guess itโ€™s alright. Why donโ€™t you take some snacks? I believe I have some ham I can make.โ€

โ€œSounds perfect!โ€ I tell her. She nods and walks out of the room, the last wisps of her brown hair disappearing behind the doorway.

I grab my bag and take out the knapsack full of water, then feel something else. I grope in the bag and pull out a fruit, round and blue like Wolfieโ€™s eyes.

May 09, 2021 17:42

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YOU HAVE ONE?????? OHEMGEEEEEE SO CUTEEEEEEEE EEEEEEKK I DIDNT KNOWWWWWW DNSNNDBSBVDVSBABHSJDJ SO ADORABLEEEEEEEE im sorry, XDD but thats so sweet, the poem :DDD glad to see lifes going good for you.... right?

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hehehehe still great! I like how you're giving us hints to the plot without exposing it >:) Awww Australia sounds really cute :)

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18:03 May 09, 2021

Ok I relate to your author's note a lot actually, writer's block is a snake. I knew it! Wolfie must've killed Abigail's father. I wonder what'll happen when the truth comes out...

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Are you postponing it bc your computer will be taken for the summer? Bc... yeah that happened to me a few years back, and I didnโ€™t have anything to write on. People swore that I wouldnโ€™t be productive with a computer over the summer too... I wrote over 50000 words... and I had other things to do too, lol This story is so cute :)

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Valerie June
19:23 May 16, 2021

Aw, Iโ€™m really loving this Abbie. I like how weโ€™re slowly piecing together the plot and Alaskaโ€™s backstory. XD Going to read part 3 soon! ;) Also, I read your bio about attempting to draw some of the characters from the Adaptors series. If itโ€™s not any trouble, could you do mine?

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aww thank you :) of course! I have nthing else to draw and some time on my hands XD. Might not be the best but i will try TvT do you want pencil drawing or digital? Pencil is colorless and digital is more colorful but not as good quality :)

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Valerie June
19:38 May 17, 2021

Abbie, don't give up or give in. You can still do this! I'll be praying extra for you. Stay strong and keep fighting. Remember that I'll be here for you if you ever want to talk. <3 Please reach out to me. I don't think you're any of the things you mentioned in your bio. You're kind, compassionate, caring, always there for your friends, loyal, funny, and more than all that! Give things time and trust that God will help you in your time of need. :) I found this, and I thought you might like it. "Life is like a piano. The white keys represe...

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im trying. i keep falling into this hole over and over again and i cant tke it anymore. im draining others as i try to get out of the hole just to fall into it again. its just so hard.

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Valerie June
20:52 May 18, 2021

I canโ€™t understand how youโ€™re feeling, but I DO know that Iโ€™m more than willing to help you. I wouldnโ€™t want anything to happen to you since youโ€™re my friend. :) You may think youโ€™re draining others, but Iโ€™m not feeling that way. I just want to help and be there for you. And when you fall again, Iโ€™ll still be there! <3

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sameeeeeeeeee ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿฅฒ๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿฅฒ <333333 -cri- yeah, season 4 shoudl be out already. im suffering for not being able to watch it TvT aiudhbajschb

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Valerie June
21:05 May 23, 2021

Lemonade to the two of us! ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹ <33333 Ackkkkk, oof. Have you gotten to the part *struggles to explain without spoiling anything* where Mayura and Hawk Moth have their epic showdown with Ladybug and Cat Noir? That was the last episode I could watch before it was over. :( Now I'm waiting for the next season lol.

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Valerie June
21:27 May 23, 2021

I'm pretty sure you had a feeling that a showdown would happen, though. XD Hopefully I didn't spoil things too much! I saw the surprise, and I loved it. I've never had a sibling pass before, but I can imagine how awful it must feel. Money could never gift me something as beautiful and intricate as that poem. <3 Thank you. *sniff*

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XD no i need spoilers lol TvT considering i may never watch it TvT <3 its horrible and scary and not something you would ever want to happen to someone. Im so glad to be your friend and to be so close to someone <3

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Since you did something for me... a small poem for you (ik its not much sorry) (for reference, we have a white flower tree in our backyard that represents my lost brother) (sorry if this is weird or uncomfortable) If I was on my knees Blood pouring from beneath You'd be the one to rescue me You'd be the first one that's I'd see If I saw you drowning I wouldn't sit there frowning I would jump into the sea And give you my lungs to breathe If you were shivering from the cold I wouldn't sit there and scold I'd keep you safe and warm In the mi...

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Valerie June
21:24 May 23, 2021

Now you're making me cry. This is beautiful Monica! I can't seem to find the words to express how lemonade-y this poem made me feel. I'll never be able to replace the brother you never had the chance to see. I also can't stress enough how glad I am to have met you. The last stanza really hit home with me. We may not be related by blood but we're all brothers and sisters in Christ. I hope that white flower tree in your background will blossom for years. <3 I'm saving this right now, and I'll treasure it forever. Thank you for this work of art...

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of course <3 i feel so close to you, the title of best friend is not something i give out freely, and you are the first I have ever regarded as a brother <3. You wont replace him, but having you in my life really shows me what it would be like <3. yes of i dont mind. ty <3

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Valerie June
21:38 May 23, 2021

My feelings exactly. It's been such little time yet I feel like I've known you since forever. If you could hear me speak these words, you'd here me choking on them. I've never had a sister, but I think I've already made one through you. <3 Thank you. I have a feeling that your powerful words will touch many. <3 Remember that the difficult and scary things that try to kill you, will only make you stronger in the end. This seems like bad advice but don't forget what caused you pain. If you forget it, then you'll never be able to tell the sto...

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*whiny toddler voice* Could I get a nickname?????? MY NAME IS TOO SHORTTTT!!!!

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Downside to being a major speedwriter: you get bursts of story after story coming out, then you slam into the writer's block wall. Your production rates are never the same, it's always one extreme or the other. Anyone else relate? XD where the rest of my speedwriters at lol Yes.

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Lollll yasss I had block for a month before chiaroscuro XD

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yesss XD I once had such a huge block everything i wrote sounded like a 5 year old, idk how long it lasted but i could post a SINGLE story, which is horrible cuz i usually post several stories a day on a good day TvT

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who's Lance? and that poem tho alksjdaflkjsdfnjk-

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