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Avatar Author: Construct of a Mind I work for a technology company. I'm the primary designer. However, I've aspired (for a while now) to write. And I finally have an outlet for my small bursts of creativity. Read Bio

Tunali, the largest of the trolls, lumbered through fields. Young, elvish ladies (all either in labor or close to it) lined the rows. Shackled to the ground, blood ran from many places on their bodies, most of which was the sacred cradle. One after the other, the elves gave birth. And nearly as quickly, the goblins came behind Tunali and gathered the newborns. Tunali’s leathery, wrinkled skin creased as he smiled a large, crooked-toothed smile, his black eyes sparkling. The thought that in just a single week these children would be ready to seed and bare their own children… It was almost too much!
The goblins were nearly finished with this crop. Harvest had come more quickly this time! But that meant that these elves would be used up faster, too. Tunali thought hard. It hurt him to think so much. The master would reward him if he brought more children. But he would punish him if any of them died.
Take 1/3 of the babies to feed the master now. We’ll seed the others early,” he said, his voice like thunder.

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  1. Avatar Construct of a Mind

    I don’t know if this actually constitutes “mature” material or not. But I think it’s close enough to go ahead and label it as such.

  2. Avatar Jim Stitzel

    Very enjoyable!

  3. Avatar cthulhuburger

    This went too far for me, but I can’t contest that it fits the challenge.

  4. Avatar Construct of a Mind

    In college, I was forced to take this awful creative writing course. The instructor loved to make us do “Devil’s Advocate” where she paired us up, and one of us chose a topic and whether they were pro or con. My partner was twisted. His choice of topics?

    Why eating babies was bad.

    So, what do I have to do? I have to defend the idea that consuming a living breathing human is socially and morally acceptable. Not only that, I have to explain why!

    That’s where the title comes from. :P

  5. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Yep, that’d qualify as mature. Pretty gross and disturbing. The topic of eating babies was first covered in ‘A Modest Proposal’, so you might find that a good read.

    Nicely done and all, but yep, utterly gross.

Whoa there, partner, hold up!

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