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The Hazards of the Desert

“It’s a sand witch!” I shouted. “Run!”

My warning came too late. She caught us in her magical snares and turned us into camels.

It took three years to escape, and two more to find a wizard who could change us back. On the upside, I kept the water retention.

This story was based on the TypeTrigger prompt “it’s a sandwich.”

A Traumatic and Life-Threatening Childhood Experience

“‘Let’s go to the beach,’ you said! ‘Let’s go for a walk on the sand with baby Timmy,’ you said! ‘Let’s dress like giant crabs and pretend to kidnap him and take him to a magical underwater utopia full of laughter and song,’ you said! ‘He’ll enjoy it,’ you said…”