The slender birch ents entwined leafy fingers and branching limbs. Terale swayed with Lanu... No longer alone, her dance was joy.
The odd beast whipped a long, fanged proboscis at the hunter. He responded with a gunshot that splattered purple gore.
The alien was beautiful, like an iridescencent octopus. Perfectly adapted to microgravity, her soft bioluminescence was angelic.
Beth batted away floating trash and debris in zero-g. The ship's interior was a mausoleum, exposed to vacuum for generations.
Cannibal Joe gave a sharktoothed grin behind the wheel of his crashed roadster. He reached for his shotgun. "Tough eats t'day!"
Matra was thick and curvy, and her suitor Ker was far from svelte himself. Yet the royal ball cheered their warm and witty pairing.
Miriam checked the time on her smartphone yet again. Then the antique mirror shimmered. Eyes lifting alight, she saw her lover.
"He shot you SIX times! How are you NOT DEAD!?" "Enchanted tee-shirt of scaling kinetic resistance, OK Erin? And it STILL hurts!"
Muscular Korr scooped up emeralds. "The salve girl has no value, scribe! Leave her!" Skalos lowered himself into the pit. "No."
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