The Monster and the Brave Girl

Our valley was no longer the valley of humans, rather the kingdom of a brutal monster and a roaring volcano. It is surrounded by a river from one side, and huge mountains from the other. We used to listen ghost-quiet, to crackling, and burbling voices from every side of the valley. No one got across about how life came about here. Fifteen years ago, this valley had a population of almost twenty thousand people, filled with joy and hope for living. It had a bunch of soft colored flowers with a pleasant smell that always attracted us to their beauty. But now they had begun to give off a strange smell and there was much disturbance felt in the blowing of the once gentle and pleasant breeze. The walls of the valley were no longer standing. The roofs were out of use.

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