Have you ever been involved in a desperate search for someone whose life was in danger? What went through your mind?
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Eleven: …and Found (Continued)
Previously: Stalling for time, Gina began “confessing her sins” to the murderous pixie princess Feyrdú. Meanwhile, her brother Zack assembled a search party.
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The moment his nurse announced that Feyrdú was not in the Palace, Prince Jenblevó guessed where she might be. He ran to the royal stables, saddled his favorite squirrel, and raced off across the low-lying lespin limbs. Two others followed, the prince’s closest friend, a pixie boy with uncontrollable hair, and Aviar. The Sheya scooped Zack up onto his back, and shot nearly vertical, then executed a vomit-inducing twist and soared out over the treetops.
Despite the emberous glow of the Light Forest, Zack couldn’t make out anything smaller than trees, and certainly nothing as small as a pixie on a speeding squirrel. Will I…
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