Red as Blood - O2:Ch7He was building a sand castle. The foundations were ready, but the towers kept falling apart under his clumsy fingers, irritating him. He heard laughter. A girl was kneeling on the other side of his fortress, her smile so full of joy that it almost seemed she was glowing from within."Here, let us help you," she giggled and turned to the castle. She left something beside it that caught his attention, nearly shapeless, iridescent and sparkling. It slowly started climbing the fortress walls, growing tentacle-like limbs."Hey, what's this, umů""Lyssie. I'm Lyssie. And this is my pet. He likes you." He couldn't take his eyes off the creature as it climbed onto his hand. It felt cool and slithery.The waves of the ocean were gently sweeping across the sand. "Would you like me to tell you a story?" He looked at the girl for a moment, then her pet caught his attention again. "Sure, why not.""Long ago, before time was counted and history remembered, there was a star shower. Magnifi
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