Have you ever found a cherished friend in someone you’d mistaken for an enemy?
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Twenty-One: “Hey-fah for the Sea!” (Continued)
Previously: Gina and Zack realized the sea monsters were actually there to rescue them.
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They’d been traveling for perhaps an hour when they spotted land. It took another twenty minutes to reach it, but the sight of the encroaching ivory-cliffed coast, along with the gradual dissipation of the storm, renewed their spirits. Enough for them to remember how cold they were. Enough for them to realize how hungry they were. Enough for them to contemplate how lost they were.
The creatures brought them all the way up onto the fine-grained sand, so different from Kellansend’s pebbly shore. The moment the cheldings slid off, the beasts began to drag themselves back into the water using their large, powerful flippers. Their tails, astonishingly graceful in the…
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