Upon stepping out of the rocket, Commander Chimp found himself surrounded by only sand and rocks. Still, he couldn’t help himself from drawing out his blaster at the sight of any humanoid shadow or the slightest sound of shifting sand in the wind.
After exploring for weeks without finding anything, he couldn’t believe that he wasted the majority of his life traveling in an uncomfortably small tin can of a rocket only to land on an unremarkably boring planet.
While scarfing down a pile of lettuce, Alfalfa's owner returned with a carrot in hand. He quickly pushed the lettuce behind him as the cage door opened. Although Jonathan had never taken away his lettuce the past two or three hundred times, Alfalfa saw him as a thief eyeing his lettuce.
"You're the person who steals my bedding along with my tasty poopers every two days! There's no way I'm letting you near my food!" Alfalfa squeaked.
Jonathan tried not to take it personally...
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