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*§\=:,,,,, ==¤                                  ¤== ,,,,,:=\§*
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*§\=:,,,,,           the road is blocked.           ,,,,,:=\§*
¤*§\=:,,,, two  creatures,  alive,  and  a  burning ,,,,:=\§*¤
#¤*§\=:,,,    car. the windshield is shattered,     ,,,:=\§*¤#
##¤*§\=:,,               from outside.              ,,:=\§*¤##
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##¤*§\=:,, ==¤                                  ¤== ,,:=\§*¤##
#¤*§\=:,,,       ¤===========================¤      ,,,:=\§*¤#
¤*§\=:,,,, ==¤                                  ¤== ,,,,:=\§*¤
*§\=:,,,,,                                          ,,,,,:=\§*
§\=:,,,,,,   the womans name is =lynne=, she heads  ,,,,,,:=\§
*§\=:,,,,,    from the peninsula of kola - called   ,,,,,:=\§*
¤*§\=:,,,,    there long ago by the depth of the    ,,,,:=\§*¤
#¤*§\=:,,,    boring hole, now again returning to   ,,,:=\§*¤#
##¤*§\=:,,   denser civilization. but she is not    ,,:=\§*¤##
###¤*§\=:,   human. she has long claws with which   ,:=\§*¤###
##¤*§\=:,, she picks out the flesh of her prey and  ,,:=\§*¤##
#¤*§\=:,,,    tears at it with her teeth, blood     ,,,:=\§*¤#
¤*§\=:,,,,   dripping onto the dirt road. she does  ,,,,:=\§*¤
*§\=:,,,,,       not look up from her killing.      ,,,,,:=\§*
§\=:,,,,,,                                          ,,,,,,:=\§
*§\=:,,,,,     her steed is =hornblende=, a dark    ,,,,,:=\§*
¤*§\=:,,,,    horse, a glowing panther. she's an    ,,,,:=\§*¤
#¤*§\=:,,,    extremely digitgrade thing, with a    ,,,:=\§*¤#
##¤*§\=:,, polite face. while her regular (and now  ,,:=\§*¤##
###¤*§\=:, disinterested) mouth is responsible for  ,:=\§*¤###
##¤*§\=:,,     eating plant matter (mostly fatty    ,,:=\§*¤##
#¤*§\=:,,,     fruits like avocado) her tail is     ,,,:=\§*¤#
¤*§\=:,,,,  carnivorous and has a mouth (and will?) ,,,,:=\§*¤
*§\=:,,,,,  of its own. the entire tail is hollow   ,,,,,:=\§*
§\=:,,,,,,  and juicy, and feels wonderful inside.  ,,,,,,:=\§
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¤*§\=:,,,, ==¤                                  ¤== ,,,,:=\§*¤
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