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The Nectar Thief

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A chorus of almost malevolent laughter carries through the mist shrouded woods as I struggle to catch my breath.

“There is no escaping here…..” a seductive, disembodied voice taunted in a sing-song cadence.

“Why not just accept your fate?” A second female voice chimed in.

Shit.

This wasn’t good. Not at all. I thought I could keep my distance from them, but they knew this forest much better than I did and I was running out of daylight in forest.

I had been collecting nectar from different exotic plants from the depths of the forests in this backwater canton for awhile now. It’s a pretty lucrative pursuit, but even for the well prepared and experienced, it can be pretty dangerous at time. The further into the depths of the forest I ventured, the greater the odds of something like this happening were.

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