Finders Keepers


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"Give back my magic!" Ruta called. She forced herself to get up.

"Oh, no. I won't. I'd much rather keep this. Look at how lovely it is!" She twirled.

Ruta attempted to catch her, and the girl bounced away.

"Let's try out these new powers, shall we?" She created a monster from the glittering magic. A creature with golden detailing formed.

Ruta backed away from it. "G-give it back!"

"Much too late! This is enchanted, isn't it?" She munched on the rest of the tiara.

"S-stop that!" Ruta fell over backwards, and tried to keep moving away, but found herself backed against the edge of the island.

"See you! Or, actually wait, no I won't." The now golden monster girl grinned, and vanished as Ruta's scream rang out across the little group islands.


The glittering monster girl appeared elsewhere. "Mom, mom, look! I got my first power!"

"Aw, good job, Glim." She reached over and rubbed the girl's head.

Glim beamed. "It's so preeetty." She twirled again.

"It suits you. I'm proud of you." She scooped Glim into a hug.


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Robert Quick

Robert Quick

Huh. I don't think I've seen you ever do a villain piece before. Very interesting. Dying for a little bit of overconfidence is pretty brutal. Is that normal or a new thing?

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Huh. Yeah, I've definitely written villains in other contexts, but not very much. I suppose I'll have to work on it more. In Ruta's case, without her magic, she couldn't even go home. She couldn't open a new portal. And Glim, well. She needs to eat magic to survive, but also does very much enjoy her new appearance.

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