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Here is your wisdom, they say as they thrust the young reptile into my arms. Guard its life as you guard your own.
I too am young, and the idea of being responsible for this other life is daunting.
What if I fail?
What if it dies?
Or, what if it grows large and mean and I cannot control it?
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