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Chapter Thirteen: Domestic Blitz (Continued)
Previously: In an effort to send the frantically thrashing Objects in Zack’s toy chest back to Ismara, he and Gina decided to push the chest into her room.
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The toy chest alone weighed sixty pounds; with the Objects it weighed twice that. Mom always insisted that the spaces beneath things be cleaned, so Dad had installed plastic casters on the corners, but the chest had never really accepted them, and as a result they were rather tenuously attached. This had been OK as long as Zack was only moving the chest a few feet so Mom could supervise the removal of imaginary dust.
Moving the chest all the way into Gina’s room was another story.
Zack went to the far side and began pushing while Gina grabbed the…
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