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The Snake Pit

It’s just a bunch of snakes said their latest snack

Photo by Donald Tong: https://www.pexels.com/photo/grey-and-brown-snake-opening-mouth-23817/

My bare feet grind against the rough cavern floor as I run along the dimly-lit corridor. It hurts like hell, but whatever it was back there is worse than bloodied fucking feet. I throw a furtive glance behind my shoulder, and sure enough. There is movement in the distance. Slithering, followed by menacing, hissing sounds. It’s just a bunch of snakes…

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Benjamin Bratz

Benjamin Bratz

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