Blitzen was going to show them all what a blitz he really was. He was going to have fun, and they’d all miss out.
But this heat…
He might have to travel down further south. Summer was too hot for a reindeer to have fun in for too long. But Blitzen was determined to outplay the other reindeer. Soon they would be begging to be his friend.
He caught a glimpse of a flashing hoof. No… he wasn’t going to let Donner watch over him again, as if he was still a foal, and an orphaned one at that.
All he wanted was to have fun. But mother figure Donner was going to ruin it all for him.
He ran off at a gallop, determined to lose his trail. But Donner was out of hiding now, chasing after him quickly. Donner was gaining ground just a bit, but all Blitzen had to do was outlast him in this heat, and he was home free.
Maybe he could visit the beach when he slipped past Donner. No doubt the humans would love him wherever he went here. He could go shopping, and they’d be all over him.
He could have a real adventure here, and Donner was ruining it.
Donner was edging up his side. They were taking up the entire sidewalk now, the humans simply gawking after them.
Blitzen veered onto the grass, relief for his aching hooves.
Donner caught him that moment.
Eighth entry for BlogFestivus