The Wishing Map 132

No battle is won alone. A victor is always surrounded by allies. From the past. From the present. Both visible and invisible.

Mitch Teemley

Wishing pix-Title-(framed)

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here.

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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Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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7 Responses to The Wishing Map 132

  1. Brad James says:

    Mitch although I read your blog regularly, I don’t read your longer stories like The Wishing Map. But I do read your introductions or summary comments and they are great. The one today reminded me of Mentors, a popular subject these days and a chapter in my second book in progress. Victory in anything is not done alone and to me one’s mentors past and present are always your allies and sometimes your hidden guides to success.
    Brad
    Brad James

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  2. Wow. Did I miss something? Is this like an ongoing series, Mitch? OMG. This looks so good and exciting, Aww. This is really outstanding.

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  3. B. says:

    … and sometimes the best ones are the ones we didn’t even think of in the first place…

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