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Scribe's Cave Picture Prompt: Repair

"Will you use the hooks? I don't like the hooks.""Darling -- I know. Just keep still.""But will you?""Will I what?""Use the hooks? I don't like the hooks.""I can't make any promises, darling. I won't know how much of you needs repair until I take a closer look. Ah, there we are. It looks like I may have to use a small hook. I'm sorry.""No big ones?""No, no big ones.""Well, that's all right then."

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