Have you ever risked everything to avert a future that would not be worth living?
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued)
Previously: Just when Gina appeared to have accidently stabbed her brother, her sword disappeared.
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She started to look at her hands, but at that moment the Beast plunged its gargantuan neck down toward them. It surrounded them with its huge foreclaws and encircled them from behind with its thirty foot tail. Boiling saliva oozed from between its teeth, smoke billowed from its nostrils. Its leathery lips curled in a predatorial sneer.
Zack had no weapon, and Gina apparently no longer did either. Within seconds they would be roasted alive or sucked into an abyss of teeth, or both. Where’s the broadsword? And what am I holding? Gina was about to look down when she heard a human voice over the Beast’s growl. Just as the creature thrust its…
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