The Pet, Part 2 The Pet, Part 2The Pet, Part 2 7 months ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
He got a little concerned as time passed, longer than he had expected. He had perked at the first sound of a person near his enclosure, but it turned out to be a worker dropping off breakfast. It wasn’t until the time some of the shop’s workers were going on lunch break that there was finally a sign that the girl had actually chosen him. The screen for the viewing window dropped, and the doors that permitted visitors to enter clicked, locking. He knew immediately that it meant he was no longer for sale. He raised himself to a standing position, listening carefully to figure out what was going on. He finally heard a shopkeeper and a worker approaching the back door for the enclosure, catching part of their conversation. “So did the lady say how she was going to transport this thing to her home?” “Teleportation charm I believe. Won’t be here until it’s almost closing time though. Sh
The Pet, Part 1The Pet; Part 1The Pet, Part 17 months ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Onan lay in the large cage, arms crossed and resting on his tail. He hated the situation he found himself in, hated the idea of being a mere pet to some lesser creature like a human. He should be the one keeping such a being as a pet, or preying on them.
Up to now, he had made sure that the humans that came here would not want to choose him, made sure that they saw that he would not just accept the role as pet. He realized now that would have to change. He had hoped the shop owners would give up and let him go, but last night he had learned how they dealt with the pets that couldn’t be sold. Last night he had learned that those that couldn’t be sold were killed to make room for new pets, not released back to where they were caught. It seemed if he wanted to live, he would have to act the part.
He considered his options now, how he might get out of this mess. He had to make sure he was purchased... but he didn&
The Pet, Part 3It had been a couple days since he reached his new home, and things weren’t going so well. His own fault, really. He had made a stupid mistake, and he had to deal with the consequences.The Pet, Part 36 months ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
He’d hardly seen the girl, Morella, since he’d let her back out. He hadn’t even had time to apologize, she’d run off so fast. He’d caught glimpses of her now and again, but she was clearly avoiding him. Yet despite this... she hadn’t returned him to the shop. It seemed surprising, but he also knew why. It was the kind of person she was; she knew he was at risk of being killed if he was returned to the shop, so she kept him. She was scared of him, but she wouldn’t risk endangering him.
He’d tried to keep track of her, look for where she might be sleeping if not in her room, trying to find a way to talk to her. He’d managed to talk to her briefly when she went to the kitchen to get her healing supplies. He’d apologized and explained what he
Friends with a Predator Pt 1 Finally things were looking up. The dark haired woman looked forward to seeing her friend this day, to telling her what was going on. Ashlyn hadn't gone out to visit her friend as much recently, she hadn't done much of anything for that matter. Ashlyn knew she should get out more, that she shouldn't let what happened direct her life, but it had been hard to deal with. Losing her husband had greatly depressed her- she had seen it as a miracle to meet someone that accepted her peculiarities, someone that was understanding of the non-human company she often kept. His death had been hard on her, and Ashlyn had hardly left the house since. Her close friend had come by the house to try to get her to come outside, tried to make an effort to cheer her up; she had no luck getting Ashlyn to come outside of her home to talk. The most Lucida could do was drop off supplies regularly, to make sure her saddened friend stayed healthy. She would not be expecting a visit frFriends with a Predator Pt 12 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Unexpected MeetingFrom the start of the day, something felt off. Kayne just seemed to know something was going to go wrong today. It wasn't the first time he had gotten a feeling like that, and every time, something would happen. He knew to take precautions today, to avoid risks if he could. So when hunting for food, he made sure to stay well within the boundaries of his territory, to make sure there was no risk of territorial disputes with other nagas. Instead of cleaning up at the river, where other creatures could travel downstream to reach, he went the extra distance to go to the lake instead, where it was safer. It was harder to reach because of dense plant-life, but he didn't want to take any unnecessary risks.Unexpected Meeting2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
He got out of the lake after cleaning up and taking a nice swim, and tied back his dark hair. The sun would set soon, and so far everything had gone smoothly. Maybe the strange feeling was wrong this once. Or maybe his precautions had caused him to avoid the trouble, whatever it was suppose
Defying Certain Death Part 1 Defying Certain Death Part 1Defying Certain Death Part 1 6 months ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
The giant watched the woman back up as he stood to his full height, looking down at her. He could see the fear in her eyes, smell her fear scent as she watched his movements. He was very familiar with the smell of fear; humans and terrans alike feared his kind. They had good reason to fear Syors. The woman no doubt realized that she could not possibly outrun him, that she was already close enough that he wouldn’t have to even try to chase. She couldn’t possibly get out of his reach before he could grab her.
He leaned over, watching the woman look quickly for some form of hiding place, although there was none. She barely had time to turn away and start to move before his hand closed around her and he lifted her up. She didn’t squirm much or try to get loose, simply closing her eyes.
“Please... I don’t want to die...”
-----3 weeks ago-----
He didn’t know how long he’d lain here now, but he’d given up hope.
Defying Certain Death Part 2 Defying Certain Death Part 2Defying Certain Death Part 2 6 months ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
He looked at the frightened girl in his hand, thinking on the words she just spoke. ‘I don’t want to die.’ He had been thinking the same thing when she found him. The whole reason she had been within his reach was because she had just helped position the rope so he could move the stone that caused most of the rest to tumble loose. The whole reason he could so easily grab this potential meal was because she had helped him escape certain death. She had spent three weeks helping him, providing for him and helping to move the rocks.
And now... Now he was free and she knew he no longer needed her assistance. She knew he was half starved, in desperate need of food. She had helped fight off the hunger, but the little one simply couldn’t provide enough for him, no matter her efforts. And she had put a lot of effort into it; it was obvious she had lost some weight because she had focused so much on providing for him, and because her ha
Defying Certain Death Part 4 Defying Certain Death Part 4Defying Certain Death Part 4 6 months ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
She was so scared... so scared that she would die. He knew that fear of death, knew what it was to think the end was close at hand. Not by the same method, but fear of death none-the-less. But her scent... her taste... Over the weeks he had thought frequently of this moment, of the moment he got free, of having this opportunity. He had thought often of when he would be able to get a good taste of her. He could hear a soft whimper of fear as he lowered her into his waiting maw.
-----1 week ago-----
He could tell this was hard on her, staying here with him to care for him as she worked to free him. She looked a little pale compared to when he first saw her, and had noticeably lost weight. He had no doubt he had lost a significant amount of weight, but her hard work was preventing it from reaching a dangerous point. He was sure that after she retrieved the cart she hadn’t left the mountain again. She had found a water source, and had brought him some on
Things Aren't What They SeemKayne opened one eye as he felt the warmth fade slightly. Clouds passed overhead, blocking the sunlight he had come out to enjoy. Pity. He yawned, sitting up and walking over to the edge of the building roof to look out at the cityscape briefly. He was glad the manager had given him a key to the rooftop access; it had been worth the effort to befriend the man. Now he could warm up each morning without risk of being disturbed, rather than having to walk to the park where there was bound to be humans about. Worse was the children that came there, and always seemed to make it their mission to bother anyone who was trying to relax. So very often he had been tempted to eliminate the problem... But if children went missing, people would notice. It was safer to lay low, only hunt the humans that wouldn't be missed.Things Aren't What They Seem1 year ago in Short Stories More Like This
Kayne turned and went back to the door leading back inside, locking it behind him before starting downstairs. Despite the elevator and many floors in the apartment building, Kayne
Defying Certain Death Part 5 Defying Certain Death Part 5Defying Certain Death Part 5 6 months ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
He closed his eyes, purring at the wonderful taste of the frightened human girl. It had been far too long since he caught one of the tasty little morsels. He felt the girl curl up in fear, shaking slightly. He was all too familiar with various human fear reactions, but he hadn’t paid much attention to that before. But now was different...As much as he loved the taste, and as hungry as he was, he knew he couldn’t. Not after all she did, not after 3 weeks of taking care of him, helping him recover and escape.
He went still, no longer moving her around as he tasted her. He heard her faint words as she managed to speak again, “Please... Please don’t hurt me...” He sighed softly, closing his eyes a moment and nodded. He spoke, keeping his tone soft so the volume of his voice wouldn’t bother her too much, “Shh, little one. I won’t. I won’t hurt you, won’t kill you. I would be dead without you. I’m
Defying Certain Death Part 3 Defying Certain Death Part 3Defying Certain Death Part 3 6 months ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
The little morsel now in his hand could certainly help hold off hunger until he could wash up and hunt. Not only that, but he knew from experience, from the multiple slip ups that occurred, that she tasted wonderful. Her scent reminded him of that fact, reminded him of just how good she tasted, how quick he had been to purr those times he got brief samples of her taste. He really did want to know her taste better, wanted to know what she tasted like without the mix of the various meals she provided him.
-----2 weeks ago-----
He looked up as the woman approached, having started to use some form of cart to bring the things she hunted. He believed the rocks she helped move daily might be loose enough for him to move his arm a little, but he was so weak... He saved his energy for helping move rocks. Once she had given him the food, she got ropes and started attaching them to rocks, bringing them around to his hand so he could use his greater strength to pull th
Cherry the BrownieCherry the Brownie4 months ago in Settings More Like This
(This story contains G/T and suspense. If you don’t like that…THEN TOUGH BANANAS!!! Nah, just don’t read it. Won’t offend me. )
Her big, pointy ears pinned back as the wind howled loudly over her tiny form. Being a brownie meant that everything seemed “too whatever” from her perspective. Such as this house that towered before her. It was too big. It was like a castle to her. Also, the wind was too loud and she was too high off the ground by sitting on the fence that separated the house from the other house. With a frown, she shuttered and held her thin material of clothes closer to her body. Although she was covered in fuzzy tan fur, the fur was too short and thin to protect her from the chilling night air.
“Hey, Cherry! I’m shocked you came here before us!”
The brownie jolted at the call of her name and turned to the one to shout with a worried glance. “Be quiet. You