Hello everyone, the purpose of me writing in, believe it or not, is to shed
some light on why exactly we Tenda were so shy, at least until we read a book
about overcoming our shyness. Now Iím not sure that all of you know exactly
what I am, the Tenda are a race of creatures that live near Deep Darkness and
in some cases in the Lost Underworld. While Tenda have been documented to
exist, we arenít a commonly known species and have rarely been studied. Many
people assume that we could in fact be aliens from another world, more powerful
than you could imagine. The only people who know are we Tenda, and weíre not
telling, so there.
Anyway, back to my story. At one time all the Tenda of the world lived together
near Deep Darkness, but none of them talked. Despite this obstacle the Tenda
were happy. But all good things must come to an end. A brave explorer decided
to travel down to the Lost Underworld, because it was dangerous and uncharted,
a good challenge. He came back only two days later with a new discovery,
tendakraut. It was delicious! Everyone flocked to the Lost Underworld in droves
to get some and sell it at high prices to those too scared to seek their own.
The threats down there were great, such as the gigantic wetnosaurs and
chomposaurs that would make even the bravest Tenda pee their pants as they ran
in fright. However, even after many deaths Tenda still went after this tasty
After a few years people began to realize a change. Some of the adventurers
were growing bolder, and even beginning to speak without shyness. This was of
course unheard of in Tenda Village, where everyone is quiet and shy, and people
began to get worried. Some thought it was the tendakraut causing the change,
others thought it was some sort of plant or pollen in the Lost Underworld, and
others thought the adventurers were just getting braver. Whatever the cause
Tenda who didnít talk disliked Tenda who did talk, and vice versa. Tensions
continued to mount until finally all the Tenda who could talk packed up and
left to live in the Lost Underworld. The passage into the Lost Underworld was
sealed and all contact was lost between the two groups. I was the only talking
Tenda who didnít migrate to the Lost Underworld. I stayed with the shy Tenda
because I felt loyal to Tenda Village, even though I could talk.
People liked me despite the fact that I wasnít shy, and generally I just didnít
talk. Everything seemed to be going well, but slowly the shy Tenda began to
realize that maybe it would be better if they all could talk. Perhaps they
shouldnít have been scared just because the other Tenda were different. This
thought haunted them and they began to attempt to talk as well. However, they
began to despair because every time they tried to talk they just couldnít.
Thatís where a young boy called Ness came into the picture. Ness needed to get
to the Lost Underworld and the only person who could move the boulder blocking
the way was a very shy Tenda. Ness, realizing the problem set out to find a
book that would help the Tenda overcome their shyness, and he did so
magnificently. The book he brought was read to all the Tenda in the village,
and suddenly everyone could talk.
Ness traveled down into the Lost Underworld and was never seen again, and since
life has only improved for the Tenda. Contact has been made with those in the
Lost Underworld and weíre now friendly to each other again. Thereís even been
talk of the two villages joining together. I donít know how everything will
turn out, but I do know that the Tenda are better off then ever, and itís all
thanks to Ness.