No battle is won alone. A victor is always surrounded by allies. From the past. From the present. Both visible and invisible.
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued)
Previously: With the help of her brother and B’frona, Gina finally vanquished the Questing Beast.
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All that remainedof the creature was a tangle of tentacles floating in a pool of refuse…and then nothing but a mound of mucous melting into the soil, leaving a circle of dead grass that looked like it had had the misfortune of living too long under a barrel.
“The earth makes life even from decay,” said B’frona.
The three stood staring at the battleground for several minutes. Zack spotted the remains of the violet-gold diaphragm and picked it up. “I knew we could trust Rhema.”
Gina noticed the twobroken halves of the pike B’frona had used to skewer the Beast and suddenly realized it was a marker from…
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