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Harrison Loew
Bob Walters
HS Writing 1
4/11/14
Malkai
For centuries I have watched as this once beautiful land was enveloped in darkness. Trapped in a rough bark casing of a massive oak tree I no longer feel the wind as it passes by my body or the water as it flows over my hand. Now I feel the wind pass through my branches and leaves and the water flow past my trunk. My name is Malkai, and I have the gift of immortality and the power to control fire. I am cursed to live inside a dark, hard, oaken prison. The power of immortality is a curse and a blessing. I have watched as the world burns and as it thrives. I will not sit idle as all of the worlds beautiful bounty burns in the presence of the uncaring humans. Now I wage war on their insolence! Now I wage war on the people who took this beautiful land and polluted it with sickness and violence! Now I wage war on the world! As I come to village after village of these barbaric creatures, I was void of pity as I made the world burn. Roaring flames engulf large sections of the world. Wiping the unworthy from the planet, while only a few survived! I protected those few who were deemed worthy to consummate the human race once more. In my blind anger and hatred, I burned my own people my own forests. Disgraced by my own emotional inadequacies I was prepared to do anything to help the humans become reborn. I was a charred, distraught creature of a once mystical land. I gathered my strength and my expansive knowledge from thousands of years to help create a wonderwork of strongholds and elaborate villages for the humans. As I saw greatness in myself, so did the humans. I taught them how to live off the land bountifully, but to never take too much. I was the guiding light, the beacon of hope that the world needed. As I walked away, sure of myself that I had done everything in my power to make a stable…...

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