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A Flying Horse Best Friend

By: Ernest F.
Florida, Age 15

Once upon a time when there were other people than us living. There were these flying horned horses called unicorns. Unicorns were very scared of people because people were always so violent and mean to all other animals that they caught. Unicorns always lived alone in the woods. One day when a little girl named KK was out playing in the woods and stumbled upon a young unicorn. They became wonderful friends. KK would come out every day and play with her new friend. KK even named the unicorn Ashley after her mother. Ashley loved KK and KK loved Ashley. KK made sure never to tell anyone about her new friend because everyone knew that unicorns were forbidden to play with. It made KK very sad that she could not bring Ashley home to show all of her others friends, but she knew that if she did Ashley would surly be killed by the townspeople. Everyday KK went out to play with Ashley until she was 16 years old.
Then all of the sudden she just didnĘt come to see Ashley. Ashley was very sad. KK didnĘt come for years. During that time someone got into the village and ate all of the sheep, so a lot of hunters came into the woods looking for all of the unicorns because they figured it must have been them that killed the sheep. Ashley ran away until she could no longer run to escape the hunters in hope that one day her best friend KK would come and play with her again. So she lived in the woods in excited expectancy of her friends return. Until one day Ashley was out on for a walk and saw KK with a handsome young man. Ashley ran to go and play with her with sheer excitement! But KK said No! Ashley didnĘt know what to do. So KK explained that she was married now and no longer had time for childish games. Ashley was so heartbroken that she went away and hid never to be seen again.