The Wishing Map 49

It takes extreme circumstances to make us admit our failings and view ourselves without self defense. But assuming we survive, we are usually the better for it.

Mitch Teemley

Wishing pix-Title-(framed)

Note: To read The Wishing Mapfrom the beginning, click here.

The Wishing Map

Chapter Eleven: …and Found (Continued)

Previously: Gina stalled for time as princess Feyrdú waited to take her life.

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Gina continued her “confession,” desperately plagiarizing, “…and each time I put on the ring, I stayed invisible for a longer and longer time…”

The pixie princess stood up on Gina’s chin, tossing back her raven mane. Her eyes narrowed. She stabbed Gina on the end of the nose, causing her to grimace with pain. “Seesquee! Heesnog! The Dragonmeer has been toying with us. This is not a confession, it is a tale—a very good tale, but a tale, no less!”

“But, but…”

“You must speak your confession now or not at all!”

“But there’s so much to confess. I’ll tell you what: I’ll start with the little stuff, and then—”

“Heesnog, Seesquee!” Feyrdú barked as she…

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About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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5 Responses to The Wishing Map 49

  1. Hi Mitch. I started a similar story with my daughter 35 years ago…and then my husband, John Sommers-Flanagan, started with his own, all about Ice Cream Mountain and its various creatures, heros, and villians. The twin grandchildren are now enjoying the sequels!! Eerie how many similarities I am seeing between you and us. I’d love to visit sometime about posting a whole book, chapter by chapter. I have one about aging (such an upbeat topic) that I need to release into the world–it is cluttering up my hard drive and my psyche.

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  2. I’ve noticed that the more transparent I am with those around me – the less I need to bother with confession to people. The more genuine I live the easier it is to be transparent even with myself. All by the grace of God.

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