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That day...Sammy walked down a wet empty alley filled with broken signs and empty store boxes. Cold winds blew briskly through his blonde hair, the wind seemed to sound that of a small kitten mewing. He never heard the wind blow this way, he stopped and listened and heard it again. Picking up the pace, he headed near the faint mewing. A small kitten’s head was poking out of “Magic Gummy Bear” box. the ginger kitten continued to mew, and Sammy couldn't help but bite on his lip to stop him from crying.
He crouched down and whispered softly, “What are you doin’ out here in the cold?” The tiny kitten was startled and backed away in the box and shivered violently. “Shh, it’s ok, I won’t hurt you... No one wants me either.” he lowered his hands into the box and gently brushed his fingers on her thick coat. The kitten rubbed her cheek on sammy’s warm hand. smiling softly, he lifted her out of the box and wrapped her in his jacket.
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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