The Wishing Map 64

“It’s not about control,” said Aloysia. “Control is an illusion. It’s about making choices you don’t want to make. That’s what decides your destiny.”

Mitch Teemley

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The Wishing Map

Chapter Fifteen: Destiny (Continued)

Previously: Aunt Aloysia told Gina and Zack they must return to Ismara and find the lost Revealer, the key to the other Objects.

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“Aunt Aloysia,” said Gina, “it just seems like you know so much about all of this and—I know this is a completely bizarre question because the Courier was supposed to be a guy, but—you’re not…I mean…”

Aloysia grasped her by the shoulders, looked her straight in the eyes, and said, “I am not the person who came here from Ismara. And I have always been a woman.”

“Oh, no, I didn’t mean…it’s just—”

“I was the only friend the Courier had, the only one the Courier confided in.”

“And so the Courier is—”

“Dead? Yes. I promised to find the one—or ones—whose destiny it was to…

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Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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