Through my Eyes: Steve the Stegosaurus

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Through my Eyes: Steve the Stegosaurus

Chapter 5

ROARRRRRR!!! The sound seemed to echo all around me. It was deafening. I looked up, startled, to see a massive rex standing right in front of me. It started to run right for me. I tried to swing my tail at it but had to stop half way, dodging to the side, when it bit at me with its massive jaws. My heart pounded in my chest as I swung at it again. My tail hit the rex’s leg. But it seemed to hardly leave a dent. The Rex bit at me again, it grabbed my tail in its jaws and bit down hard. I cried out in pain. It was the first time anything had managed to damage my only weapon. Several days ago I would have stayed and fought to the death. Just because this creature had dared attack me. But the past couple of days had showed me that I couldn’t handle everything and sometimes it was better to retreat when it was too much for you to handle. Gritting my teeth in pain I squirmed my tail out of the rex’s mouth and took off running. I tried to run to the forest but the Rex blocked my way. I turned and ran strait for the ocean. I plunged into the cold water and kicked frantically with my legs. Trying to escape. I didn’t dare look behind me. I just kept swimming leaving the rex far behind.

It seemed like hours, I just swam and swam and swam. Soon exhaustion began to take over. I looked, but there was no land to be found. I kept swimming till I could go no further, my eyes slowly shut. I just needed a moment of sleep.

I woke up on a sandy beach. A parasaur stood over me, watching curiously. I stood up shakily. “Careful” the parasaur said “you look like you’ve been through a lot.”

“Where am I?” I asked.

“Your at herbivore island” the parasaur replied happily.

I had made it to herbivore island. I later learned that it was a safe, paradise like place. After all that I had been through. I had made it through things that many of my kind wouldn’t have. And now, finally, I was safe.

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