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Squirrel talking with horses

One day Giant watched soldier's high horses prance to the stable to eat and drink. The transport regiment looked down their long noses at the stable animals. The fluffy-tailed squirrel dreamed of being a warrior and joining them in battle. Giant jumped on the manger full of hay to talk with the chargers.

The troop laughed while chewing and champing with might and mane. For the first time Giant realized that the others might be right and he would never protect a king. The crestfallen squirrel climbed to the rafters and disappeared into his nest.

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