Big Bear Hug
by Nicholas Oldland
There once was a bear so filled with love and happiness that whenever he came across another living thing, he would give it a hug.
The bear spent his days wandering the forest, meeting (bewildered) new friends and greeting (still-startled) acquaintances with great big bear hugs- until he crossed paths with a human wielding a tree-cutting axe. Suddenly the bear didn't have much of an appetite for affection...