Wounded pride. Without it there would be no killing, no wars. We all have it. Oh, we may only respond with angry words, but angry words are the seeds of violence.
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Eleven: …and Found (Continued)
Previously: Zack and Aviar sought the pixies’ help in locating Zack’s sister Gina. Meanwhile, Gina, had awakened in a cave with a furious pixie princess and two immense black widow spiders on her face.
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Just before moontop, the last of the bat riders landed at the entrance to the Palace of Light. The little king, Prince Jenblevó’s father, introduced himself and greeted “the mighty Aviar, Lord of the Sheyar.” He praised Zack’s sister as “the one who would be queen, the noble girl knight J’nah, the Dragonmeer of Frenga.” The pixie queen remained peculiarly silent.
It was as if everyone in Ismara had come into contact with an alternate reality version of Gina. Zack wanted to snark, “You mean Gina the butt-girl, that Gina?” But he didn’t because…
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