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The Truth About Fairies

People have always dreamed of fantastical creatures, terrifying and gentle, hideous and beautiful. But especially of fairies. Why? Because they’re the ones most like us–only with magical powers! What better way to escape when you were stuck in your room … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde’s The Selfish Giant: An Easter-Inspired Tale

Originally posted on Classic Reads:
I wanted to share a story that surprised and touched me. I love Oscar Wilde’s writings, from “The Importance of Being Earnest” to “The Picture of Dorian Gray.” But did you know he wrote a…

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Movies That Have Changed Me

Fantasies The release of Mary Poppins Returns triggers my memory, but first things first. One of my earliest movie memories is of The Wizard of Oz, which unless you’ve been living under a stalactite you’ve probably seen multiple times (it’s the … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 135

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Epilogue: The Unknown (Continued) Previously: Rested but wary of what was to come, Gina, Zack, and their friend B’frona turned to face the future. This is the final episode…

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The Wishing Map 134

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Epilogue: The Unknown Previously: Battle weary and bone bruised, Gina was awakened by the voice of Rhema. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Zack, Gina, and B’frona slept well into…

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The Wishing Map 133

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: With the Questing Beast vanquished, Gina was finally able to sleep. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ She was in a lovely semi-coma…

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The Wishing Map 132

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
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. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ All that remained…

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The Wishing Map 131

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Gina began her final defense against the suddenly-immense Questing Beast. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Every few seconds the Beast tried to free itself…

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The Wishing Map 130

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Just when Gina appeared to have accidently stabbed her brother, her sword disappeared. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ She started to look…

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The Wishing Map 129

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Gina’s Questing Beast began to morph into a hideous Hadessian Dragon. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ A rumble began within the creature’s…

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