'Don't!' She reached out to stop her, but woman only smiled.

'It's alright. Truly.' She crouched beside the thing of tentacles and claws that crawled from the lake. She rubbed its bald, water-slicked dome; it gurgled and chirped.

'See? Just because you don't understand something, doesn't mean it isn't good.' She tickled its tentacles; it squirted water.

'I suppose not,' the other replied, staring at the woman as if she, too, were a strange and unusual thing.

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Thanks to @ghost_bird for her ko-fi donation for this microfiction! :D I hope you like it.

@vicorva I do. Thank you, and I hope you have a good day in the library tomorrow.

Have also realised this went out with a missing word, which is making me twitch, but I'm a TOTALLY COOL AND BREEZY PERSON so it's okay. 😣

GUYS today's microfiction has 10+ boosts!

you guys are so kind

also you must really like cuddly nameless tentacle beasts

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