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An Orchid's Tale or Orchid Soap

This is a discussion on An Orchid's Tale or Orchid Soap within the The Outback Terrace Bar forums, part of the Land Plants category; Suddenly fate had its way. The kindly gray haired senior stuck her finger into Joey's ...

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    Suddenly fate had its way. The kindly gray haired senior stuck her finger into Joey's and Newcomer's pots as she tottered by to refill her glass. Dry! Time to water. She made her way to the kitchen, tottering just a bit, and retrieved her microwave cart that she used to schlepp her plants to the kitchen sink for their waterings. Onto the cart went Newcomer and Joey.

    The dear old lady made it as far as the lightrack, and had loaded Ruby Lips and a few others onto the cart for the trip to the sink. Suddenly, the woman's attention was diverted to the ringing telephone. Joey, Newcomer and Ruby Lips found themselves together on the cart. This had never happened before and the air was thick with tension!

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    Joey could only stare, labellum agape, as things happened quickly: The slut leaned her long spike over into the near-empty glass to suck up the dregs of Chivas. Ruby Lips, seeing the slut off balance, snaked an aerial root towards her while she was occupied with the scotch. With a deft shove, the slut was pushed from the cart and crashed onto the floor - Chester bait, for sure.

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    There was a gasp from Ruby Lips' well bred peers on the lightstand. The silence didn't last long. "Why you B****!" Newcomer shrieked drunkenly. She flung a couple aerials up to the cart shelf and swung wildly at her rival. Another aerial coiled around a sharp-edged plant label, slicing through the air like a scythe, aiming directly for Ruby's crown. This was more than mud wrestling; it was a battle to the death.

    The crowd was aghast; waggling their dorsals in horror. One effete, long petaled slipper cried out in his Oxford accent, "Ruby Lips! It's not worth it! He's only a NOID!"

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    One of the Newcomer's aerials managed to ensnare around Ruby Lips's crown and pulled Ruby Lips along with the Slut's fall. As Ruby Lips wailed her leafy arms frantically, trying not to become Chester's bait, one of them got caught on the edge of the cart.
    And now both of them were dangling precariously by a thread of Ruby Lips' arm, suspending in the air, awaiting rescue or crashing down to the depth below ...

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    Joey could stand it no longer. He had to do something to end the melee! Coiling every leaf and every available root, he bounded off the cart shelf where he had been sitting. He landed with a sickening crash of his clay pot. Worse, on the way down he had plunged past the brawling womenfolk, casting them the rest of the way to the floor.

    The three orchids lay, stunned, on the floor. All three pots were in shards. Finally the old lady came to see what the noise was. "Chester! You naughty, naughty kitty! Just look what you have done!" "Oh my, oh my--goodness gracious me, what am I going to do with these poor orchids?!"

    She would have to repot, that much was certain. But she discovered she only had two pots in the house! Well, triage was necessary in this case. Into one pot she randomly dumped Newcomer. Into the other, larger one, she quickly stuffed both Joey and Ruby Lips! "It will just have to do for now" she muttered.

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    Mrrrreeeoooowww!!!! The group gasped as one. "I can't look!", squeaked a young phal. "Oh my heavens!", boomed an old bulbo. Chester watched the chic fight through slitted eyes, all the while licking his lips. He liked this fortunate turn of events. "Oh, Joey!", Ruby Lips whimpered.....

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    Oops, sorry, Lynda!

    "Oh, Joey!", Ruby Lips purred.......
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    Finally, he was together with Ruby Lips, side by side, breath by breath! As Joey basked in the glow of his beloved, he noticed something not quite right. Something happened to Ruby Lips. Oh NO!!! During the ruckus, the fight, the fall, the crash, and all, Ruby Lips, the One that he had been admiring, dreaming about, had become Ruby Half-Lips! Half of her lip was torn off!

    Would Joey's love survive the disfigurement, this tragic turn of event? Stay tune for the next installment on the same catt channel! Hehehee ...

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    (Contributing author comment: EEEKS! A Julie x Diane hybrid caretaker!! The plants are gonners for sure!!!)


    The silence stretched on... Joey struggled to stay absolutely still, so as not to inadvertently brush up against Ruby Lips. He had never anticipated such closeness. Then through the quiet, he heard the soft weeping. Looking up he saw that Ruby Lips had wrapped her twisting tresses around her lip to hide the damage. Sappy tears ran down her sepal. She looked at Joey, then away - she was so ashamed, and now, with her life's love so close, she was sure he would no longer want her.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diane View Post
    (Contributing author comment: EEEKS! A Julie x Diane hybrid caretaker!! The plants are gonners for sure!!!)


    The silence stretched on... Joey struggled to stay absolutely still, so as not to inadvertently brush up against Ruby Lips. He had never anticipated such closeness. Then through the quiet, he heard the soft weeping. Looking up he saw that Ruby Lips had wrapped her twisting tresses around her lip to hide the damage. Sappy tears ran down her sepal. She looked at Joey, then away - she was so ashamed, and now, with her life's love so close, she was sure he would no longer want her.

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    You can't pull the crying stuff!!! This is a comedy oh dear ...mcEditor, heeelllppppp

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    [Oh trust me Hoa, I'm laughing mighty hard! I go away for a few hours and look where we're at!]

    Ruby Half-Lip's anguish tore at Joey's chloroplasts. He had to do something...anything for her. But he had so little to offer.

    "Here," he whispered. "My honeydew is sticky. It will help." He dabbed her wound gently with his petal. He arranged the torn lip and glued it nearly back in place. He ignored the harumphing from the light cart - his thoughts were only on Ruby Hair-Lip.

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