"In short, Judge Perkins, the toxic chemical level in Deschutes River from chemical runoff from the Lucky Leprechaun mine is far above acceptable legal standards."
"Yes, yes," the Judge said. "But you haven't presented any evidence of harm..."
Sarah gaped a little, then recovered. "Sir. I didn't think I needed to. These are clearly dangerous levels of toxic...''
At that moment, on the muddy banks of Deschutes River, a huge mottled egg began to undulate and stretch. Out popped a giant reptilian head, tongue sniffing the air. It slithered out of the bank and into the river.
"Poor little critter. They'll destroy it within a few hours. Probably use a cruise missile or something...."
"Poor little critter!" Sarah exclaimed. "It's eaten at least ten people!"
"There are lots of people," I answered. "There is only one mutant, giant, reptilian critter."
I woke up with the above story in my head. Probably won't go anywhere, but I'm going to start writing down these little bursts.
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