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Challenge #03536-I248: Unearned Wants

It's easy to hate something, or someone, when you are lied to your entire life about that thing, or person, by someone who hates them, or is very jealous of them. So when this kid, barely into their teens, confronts Wraithvine with a head filled with the lies they were told their entire young life, well, what's a caring, fairly kind, wizard to do? -- Anon Guest

Even the organisations with the best of intentions have their dropouts. They try their best, but some people are just determined to never accept certain things. A prince, old enough to know luxury and believe in the promise of inheritance, did not take kindly to the generosity of the Honour Guard.

Prince Faustin didn't like an absence of privilege, and ran away from the Honour Guard as soon as he could. He fell in with similar young blades who felt themselves badly done-by in the world.

They each had their complaints, but it all boiled down to every single one of them not being handed whatever they wanted on a silver platter. Money, power, fame, or the attention of those they desired. It didn't really matter. What mattered was that they were wont to blame everyone but themselves for what they believed to be missing.

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Challenge #03462-I174: At the Grave of Ostentatious

CEO - "You MUST obey me! Now bring me food, bring me the crops, I'm HUNGRY!"

Former employees - "We're stuck on this world, too, buddy. We grew this food, we'll eat this food. You want to eat, you either start helping out, or you can eat the bland nutripaste crap the replicators make."

CEO - "So why in h--- don't you just KILL me, if you hate me so much??"

Former employees - "Because it's more fun hearing you whine, and

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