Has your fate ever fallen into the hands of someone you were unsure about? What was the result?
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Eight: Liulah (Continued)
Previously: Zack decided to leave Liulah’s cloud and resume his search for his sister. But his body refused to sink through a hole to the ground below.
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He and Liulah stared at one another, their faces wearing the same expression. “Could you maybe push?”
Liulah began pushing on his head. He bobbed up and down like a floaty toy. They stared at one another for a while. “I could…” She climbed onto his shoulders. Now he bobbed like a floaty toy with a rider. They began to laugh in rhythm with the bobbing. Liulah fell off of his shoulders, collapsing onto the cloud floor next to the hole. They laughed like people using up their final allotment of happiness. Desperately. Hopelessly.
When the laughter finally subsided, Liulah said, “We’ll…
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