The Wishing Map 56

Have you ever faced a task–one that would affect your entire future–that seemed impossible to complete?

Mitch Teemley

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The Wishing Map

Chapter Thirteen: Domestic Blitz (Continued)

Previously: In an effort to send the mysterious Objects back to Ismara, Gina and Zack had rolled the heavy toy chest toward her room. But the chest disintegrated in the hallway.

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“Zack!” Gina jumped off the chest and prepared to dash down the stairs.

Zack jerked the lock open and slid it out of the wildly rattling hasp. Amazingly, the chest grew silent. He squinted at his sister: her face was a maze of doubt and fear. He shrugged and then slowly lifted the hasp, half expecting the chest to burst open like a torched fireworks stand, but nothing happened. Gina came and stood beside him.

“If we die, I’m going to be so ticked.”

Applying band-aid logic, Zack threw the lid open. Nothing happened. The Objects just…

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Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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