Gifts

A 8-post collection

Challenge #03501-I213: Blessed With the Ability to Curse

They were born with heterochromia and when their canines grew in, they grew in long and pointed. Yes they were human, it was a genetic anomaly. But hey, they loved how it scared pirates when they smiled fully and showed THOSE teeth!

[While I don't have heterochromia - a condition where the person is born with one eye being one color and the other eye being a completely different color, when I lost my eye-teeth, aka the canines, as a kid, the adult teeth grew in long and pointed. Unfortunately.... :-( My parents dragged me to the dentist and had the dentist grind them down to match the rest of my teeth in length, and to get rid of the points. I wish they'd left my fangs alone.] -- DaniAndShali

When Janka was born, it was under some portents that none of the seers could agree upon. Some hailed her arrival as good luck. Others bad. When her eyes changed from their infant's grey to a mismatched pair of colours, they leaned towards bad. Witch-eyed children were certainly a bad omen.

Nevertheless, there were those who championed her welfare, witch-eyed or not.

Once behind a set of smoked glass[1] circles, nobody would see or care that one of her eyes was green and the other brown. It was when her fangs came in that the rest of her village got upset. Which was why, in that same week, Janka's mother sent her off with her father to learn sailing.

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Challenge #03475-I187: Conflicting Values

A young magic user has only one special ability. When they sing, they heal those that are sick and / or injured. A powerful ability that, sadly, the greedy tend to covet. Good thing they've gentle friends to help them. -- Anon Guest

Blessed was a blood-red Tiefling. Hir eyes were pitch black, and only someone who knew hir could tell where ze was looking at any given time. Ze had wickedly spiked horns, and cruelly sharp fingers, as well as hooves that

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Challenge #03346-I058: Love is Always Worth it

Ever tried to go anywhere with kids or a mixed group? -- Anon Guest

Oz stopped and looked back for hir beloved spouse. Sure enough, Thairn was fifteen sidus[1] back along the pathway. They were looking with fascination at something that had caught their interest. Again.

Honestly, this was why ze bought them all those jingly jangly body accessories with all the bells. Just so ze could be warned when this happened.

Alas, public spaces and noise filtration capabilities were Oz's

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Challenge #02859-G302: Fae Fascination

The Fates, the Benevolent ones, In olden times mothers used to leave cake and wine so they'd look kindly on a newborn. She was no fool, a neatly sliced black forest cake, a bottle of very good dessert wine and a bag of superfine merino fleece. -- Nonn7mouse

Upon bringing a newborn into the house, it is tradition to give a gift to the Fae to prevent the child being stolen, and so that the Benevolent Ones look kindly upon the new

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Challenge #02510-F320: Fractal Flaws

it just basically just captured lighting -- Anon Guest

Humans can freeze lightning. That was the original claim. On the edge territories, blocks of acrylic plastic or panes of glass are sold with 'frozen lightning' patterns etched impossibly into the inside of the structure. Some carry them in their vehicles as protection against plasma storms in Hyperspace. Nobody's certain if they work, but belief in sympathetic magic is a powerful thing.

The actual trick of it got out eventually. Of course it

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Challenge #02164-E335: Gift For the Mage

“One can never have enough socks. Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.”

– Professor Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone -- c/- Anon Guest

Lady Anthe smirked in the warm glow of the Candlenights Hearth and said, "You haven't looked hard enough, then."

There are downsides to sharing one's adventures with a Rogue, and not the ones that you might expect. Wraithvine still remembered

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Challenge #01907-E083: Pitcher Plant

Why do children rush toward bright colours and loud noises? Because it looks like fun. -- Anon Guest

"I turned around for just a second, and she was gone. Off like a shot. I couldn't catch her. I didn't see which way she went. She just... she just went."

It was the same complaint all over Lower Tadfield Young teens and children above toddler age were going missing. Even the people running the funfair were complaining. But there was something... odd... about

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jupitereyed: normalisgross: 55mph: demi-lovatoast: clawdee: shescomplex: *Has entered the top 10 of Best Gifts I would love to...

jupitereyed:

normalisgross:

55mph:

demi-lovatoast:

clawdee:

shescomplex:

*Has entered the top 10 of Best Gifts I would love to receive*

And there isn’t a link why?

Seriously…i need this

it’s called “Kit to Thwart Writers Block“ by Elizabeth Dilk.

This is perfect.

*BREATHING HEAVILY*


Dear Santa…

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