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I never really considered turning Badger Day into a fantasy piece! Nice!
This is imaginative. The story flows nicely and the dialogue is believable. The story makes it easy for your readers to understand the events leading up to the origins of the holiday.
He ran scratched his grizzled, bearded chin, when the door suddenly flew open, letting in a burst of frozen air
The first part of this sentence doesn't make sense. Just a change in the wording is needed.
Consider leaving an extra space between paragraphs. It makes it much easier on your readers' eyes.