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The EggDeep in a cold, dark den in the dead of winter, a young, lavender-furred female wept silently to herself, not even bothering to clean herself after she had laid her first egg. Her mate's shadowy form lay before her, staring intently at the red and white pattern on its shell through narrowed eyes. His dark pelt heavily contrasted against the white snow billowing into the cave from the blizzard outside as his black tail twitched from side to side in a mix of thoughtfulness and resentment. The tension she felt between the two of them mounted and the silence became more and more uncomfortable to the point where she started feeling sick before her mate looked up from the egg, gazed deep into her azure eyes and finally broke the unbearable silence.
"How long?" The umbreon voice cracked when he asked her this, even though he was trying his hardest to keep himself calm. The espeon guiltily averted her eyes away from those of the male whomfor nine agonizingly long weeksshe desperate
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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Lilyas has dedicated herself to making our community a brighter place with her vibrant artwork and infectious enthusiasm for interacting with others in our community. It has certainly paid off, as many deviants flock to her page on a daily basis to let her know how much of an inspiration she is. We absolutely agree, and couldn't let all that hard work go without recognition, so it's with great pride that we bestow the Deviousness Award for March 2014, to ... Read More