January 18, 2011

The furtive lamprey, Bill Scroggins by name, slipped silently into the darkest reaches of his favorite coral cave. His large suctorial mouth dimpled into a grin.

“They’ll never find me here,” said the self-satisfied lamprey.

“Why don’t you shut up and get out of my face?” said a nearby crab, Devon Holloway.

Bill Scroggins lashed his tail in a fury and quickly sought a more private refuge. Having found it, he sighed and once again dimpled his large suctorial mouth. All around him, but unaware, the reef continued to exist.

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