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Scrappy Dog

A Farm Animal Revolution

By Nikki ClamPublished 3 months ago 3 min read
Scrappy Dog
Photo by Karsten Winegeart on Unsplash

The sun was setting over the farm as the animals gathered in the barn for their nightly meeting. They had heard rumors of a new animal that had recently arrived on the farm, but none of them had seen it yet. They whispered excitedly to each other as they waited for Old Major, the wise and respected pig who led their group, to begin the meeting.

As they settled in, Old Major cleared his throat and began to speak in his usual no-nonsense manner. "Comrades," he said, "I have called this meeting to discuss a matter of great importance. As you all know, we are being oppressed by our human masters. We work hard every day, and yet we receive little in return. We must rise up and overthrow our oppressors, and create a world where all animals are equal and free."

The animals nodded in agreement. They had long felt the burden of human oppression, and they were eager to fight back.

But just as Old Major was about to continue, a commotion erupted at the back of the barn. The animals turned to see a scrappy-looking dog pushing its way through the crowd.

"Who are you?" Old Major demanded, his tone sharp with suspicion. "And what brings you to our meeting?"

The dog flashed a sly grin. "The name's Max," he said. "And I've come to help you overthrow your human masters."

The animals looked at each other in disbelief. A dog helping them? It seemed unlikely, to say the least.

But Max was undeterred. "I know what you're thinking," he said. "But hear me out. I can talk to humans."

The animals gasped in shock. Talk to humans? Was that even possible?

Max chuckled. "Believe it or not, it is," he said. "I've been studying their language for years. I know their weaknesses, their fears, their desires. If we work together, we can use that knowledge to bring them down."

The animals were intrigued. It was a risky plan, but if it worked, it could change everything.

And so they set to work, preparing for the revolution. Max proved to be a valuable asset, slipping in and out of the human's house undetected, gathering information and relaying it back to the animals.

Finally, the day of the revolution arrived. The animals burst out of the barn, charging toward the human's house with all their might. The humans, caught off guard, put up a feeble resistance before surrendering.

The animals roared with triumph, but it was Max who had the last laugh. "I told you I could talk to humans," he said with a sly grin.

And so the animals took control of the farm, living in a world where all creatures were equal and free. They worked hard, but they also played hard, enjoying the fruits of their labor and the freedom that they had won. And through it all, Max remained by their side, a constant reminder of the power of communication and the strength of a united community.

Years passed, and the animals prospered. They faced challenges, but they faced them together, with Max as their fearless leader. And when the time came for Max to pass on, the animals mourned his loss, but they also celebrated his legacy.

For Max had shown them that anything was possible, that even the unlikeliest of allies could join forces to achieve great things. And his spirit lived on in the hearts of every animal on the farm, inspiring them to continue fighting for a better world, for themselves and for each other.

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Nikki Clam

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  • Gina C.3 months ago

    What a great tale! I really enjoyed this :)

  • Babs Iverson3 months ago

    Fanrastic tall talw!!💖💖💕

  • Lovely alternate and much more pleasant take on "Animal Farm", great challenge entry

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