Have you ever been dangerously unprepared for what you were about to face?
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims
Previously: Knowing they might never come home again, Zack and Gina nevertheless agreed to return to Ismara.
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Ten minutes after Momandad called good-night from the hallway Zack opened the door to Gina’s room and slipped inside. She looked up, and then went back to figuring out what to wear.
Zack had on jeans, sneakers, and a t-shirt. Over the t-shirt he’d added the tarnished hauberk Aunt Aloysia had given him, and on top of that a faded Green Lantern hoodie. He also had a backpack filled with essentials like twine, flashlight, and party-sized bag of Jolly Ranchers.
“We’re only going for a few hours,” Gina snided as she dug through her chest of drawers.
“How do you know? What if it takes a month?”
“Hello? You think…
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