Has anyone ever appeared at just the right moment to spin your life in an entirely new direction?
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Two: Aunt Aloysia (continued)
Previously: Zack and Gina had begun to fight just as the mysterious Objects in the Dore toy chest were desperately trying to escape.
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The big red-headed woman walked up to the cheerful green-trimmed entrance. She clutched the carpet close to her and looked nervously about, then peered through the sidelight window next to the door. “Hah!” She reached down and tried the knob. It was unlocked. “Hah!” she said again, and started to enter, but just as she did, the door jumped off its hinges, folded in the middle, and began to flap about like a second grader’s drawing of a bird that had come to life. It dove menacingly toward her, trying to snatch the carpet.
“No! You can’t have it!” She took off one of her…
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