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The Lark

Planet Peanut

Flash fiction

In a land far away, across the entire Milky Way, exists a planet where peanuts reign supreme. The ruler of the peanut planet is Prince Picaard, a descendent of the royal peanut plant that evolved with uber-peanut intelligence around 100,000 years ago.

On this particular day, Prince Picaard addresses his legume followers in his inaugural speech to mark the beginning of their planet’s space…



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Alex Godley

I’m a humble bard who likes to play with words and create new worlds. I also like chocolate. And cake.