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These Wondrous Sweets

Could I trade in that favor for Tiger’s help? I carefully blew a caramel bubble and made sure that it was inflated enough to serve as the tiger’s body. All the while keeping the image of the Pale Tigress in mind, I pinched a wide mouth and two ears, then pulled four strong legs for it. With a quick bite, the thin sugar pipe that I blew through became its long tail.

I carefully blew a caramel bubble and made sure that it was inflated enough to serve as the tiger’s body.
Claudette Dulac and the Devil of the North

There were no tracks in the snow. If it weren’t for the ice melting in my fur collar and the dogs shivering on the line, you’dve called me a liar. What creature had the Devil been? Couldn’t have possibly been a wolf. Or a bear, after all—I’d hunted bears, and that Devil was surely somethin’ worse. And why had it cleared out so fast? I’d been prime prey, and it’d had me pinned.

If it weren’t for the ice melting in my fur collar and the dogs shivering on the line, you’dve called me a liar.
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I carefully blew a caramel bubble and made sure that it was inflated enough to serve as the tiger’s body.
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