” —————- Sure. A magic trick.
A uh. An ancient one. Just gotta
find out how to… cast… the spell… “
Whatever. The guy seemed to be coöperating,
and that was all Vent cared about. Grinning
maliciously, he began to rub his hands toge-
ther, preparing himself for his daily snack, though
this time perhaps a lot more special!
“ Good boy, just stay still. Might sting
a li’lllll, but you’ll be a-okay. The ice
will be buzzzzzzing through your
And he put his hands behind his back, folding
them together so they weren’t in the way. Leaning
forward, he took a sniff from his neck. Exotic! What
a treat! Soon, he drilled his two teeth in the blue
neck, quickly sucking from the holes with his lips
pressed against the skin. It didn’t take too long, just
a few seconds. It was the next step that took just a
Injecting the itchy poison.
Ice in his body? Well, that sounded twice as effective
as swallowing the ice cubes one by one to cool himself
off. Time would tell if it would go as nicely as it sounded,
or anything like that at all. Big surprise, the cooling sensation
never came, though he did feel a bit more drained!
Instead, in addition to the burning in his mouth, he was
left with less of his blueberry blood, and an itching sensation
in it’s place. “That doesn’t feel cold at all! Knock it off!” The
alien swatted at his cheek like he was some kind of bug.
A fly, even. A mosquito. “What in the galaxy was that?!”