2nd Jan 2021, 8:01 PM in chapter 9

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c_rberus 2nd Jan 2021, 8:01 PM edit delete
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[lick forces themself to stand, groaning through their teeth.
lick: "dusty--"]
[they stumble over to the edge of the seat.]
[they stare down into the water.]
[barely anything can be seen past the rippling surfaces, other than the bubbles floating plaintively up.]
[they pause, daunted.]
[lick's expression changes, as if bracing themself.]
[never again.]
[they pounce.]
[with a SPLASH, they jump right back into the ice-cold water.]