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"What is it?"

"The human called it a 'Hedge Hog' but it doesn't look like a porcine of any kind."

"Yes, but the humans give names where they're unrelated to what it actually is."

"This is true... Oh... Oh... Is that eating a...?"

"I think I'm going to be sick."

"Do you think it's actually enjoying that? It seems to be eating the shell-less mollusc with great enjoyment."

"But it's got a mouth full of mucus now!"

"I don't like this planet. Can't we go to one where there's less... Organics?"

"This world has the requisite minerals we need..."

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    Neville Hunt about 4 years ago

    So that's why hedgehogs are sluggish. Very enjoyable Jeff. I like these alien invader themed drabbles. :-)

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    Jeff Taylor about 4 years ago

    Thanks Neville 😊

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    Frenchie about 4 years ago

    Thanks for the smile. Even aliens can be sensitive, hehehehe.

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    Jeff Taylor about 4 years ago

    Thanks Frenchie, always nice to know a drabble has earned a smile 😊

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    Christopher about 4 years ago

    I don't think those aliens have the stomach for that kind of work. Great drabble, Jeff.

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    Jeff Taylor about 4 years ago

    Thanks Christopher 😊 Much appreciated.

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