Desire is a flame that can light a lantern or burn down a house.
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued)
Previously: Gina’s Questing Beast had somehow turned into her beloved dragon pup.
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Gina’sfingers ached to rub Puff’s little horn nubs, to wrap her arms around his graceful neck. “Come on, Puffy! Use your wings!” She held the sword in one hand, and waved her other arm like a lame albatross.
Puff backed up and flared out his delicate wings. Gina was amazed at how large they’d become. “Come on, Puffy-bear!” The little dragon began galloping toward the river’s edge on his adorably oversized feet, and as he did he started to flap his wings. Just as he reached the water, he became airborne. He actually gained altitude as he soared out over the moving current—he was going to make it!
Gina’s sword suddenly jerked itself up over her…
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