Two Betrayed Chapter 8

by Ian Worrall 14 days ago in fantasy

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Two Betrayed Chapter 8
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As the man left the area he captured her from, Suqqu felt herself rolling around the box she was put into. She banged her tiny hands against it calling to be let out, her pleas fell on deaf ears. In the dark she had no sense of time or distance for how long she was carried.

Eventually the man stopped, and she could hear the call of a young human female, presumably his daughter.

"I got you something my dear," the man said. "Let's go to your cage."

"You mean you found one?" the child said with glee.

"Yes I got you a new pet Pandor."

A couple minutes later, Suqqu felt the box being lifted out of the man's pocket. And seconds after that she was blinded by the light when he opened the box. The man’s 6 year old daughter, took Suqqu in her hands and put her in the cage closing the door behind her.

"Now remember," her father said, "take care of your pets."

"I will daddy."

"I am NOT her pet," Suqqu yelled, "I'm a free living being."

"You are what I say you are little one," the man said. Before the man left the girl's room he told her to ensure that her new pet had plenty of water and feed her once a day.

Suqqu looked around her cage, there was a food and water bowl filled, a small pad for her bed, and a little hut that she figured would serve as her bathroom. She glared at the human child, but detected no malicious intent from her, she was too young to understand the keeping creatures in cages is akin to slavery.

"This is not right, you know," she said to the human child.

"But you're safe in there, nothing's going to come and eat you."

Suqqu had to resist the urge to lash out at the child, the innocence of a child, they know not what they do, "Liberty is more important than life."

"But my dad said that your people could be taken by any number of predators."

"As could any human. I want my freedom and I will do everything I can to regain it. "

"This will be your home for the rest of your life, you might as well accept it."

Suqqu continued to glare at the child as her parents called her to dinner, it was to be the snake that had earlier in the day wanted to make a meal of her. Left alone in the cage, she remembered what her hero had told her about escaping from a situation like this.

Soak an article of clothing in preferably water, but if not available you'll have to use your urine. While she did have water available in her bowl, she knew it would raise suspicion if she emptied the water bowl so quickly. Two advantages she did have here, were they were kind enough to let her keep her little knapsack with her clothes, and her little bathroom Hut for privacy. You gotta do what you got to do, she reminded yourself. And a shirt was a small sacrifice to pay for her freedom.

She went into her Hut, and did her business, but the shirt was not quite soaked enough for her to bend the bars enough to escape. She'll have to wait a little while, so he went to her bowl and drink some more water. Do it as slow and at the same time as fast as possible. She doesn't want the water bowl to go down too quickly, nor does she want her shirt to dry out.

She got her fill of water and food and waited for it to go through her system. From her knapsack she took out her timepiece, not much else to do but wait. There were a few balls lying around the cage for her to use as her toys and Of course they did have a wheel for her to run around like she was a mouse as opposed to a sentient being. Those who are bigger and stronger than others almost always like to exploit those smaller and weaker.

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Ian Worrall
Ian Worrall
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Ian Worrall is a lifelong fan of the Edmonton Oilers and one of the biggest fans of Iron Maiden in the world. Two novels, No Remorse No Regret and No Rest For The Vengeful, are available on Amazon

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