CH 36.1 -- Col and Bee had just finished dinner when someone pounded on the door, and a screechy voice called out something harsh but unintelligible. Col looked at Bee, and a hard ball of dread formed in his stomach. Ever since the fall, the Tulgey Woods had been swarming with soldiers all asking the same… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 36.1 — An Unexpected Visitor
Ch. 35.3 -- Janine sat still for a while, thinking hard. “It’s time to talk to Col and Bee.” Fritter gestured. “Have you forgotten the storm?” “Of course not, but one of the Jubjub birds might be willing to take a message.” After the three princes had wounded Cresty, his sisters had come to Janine… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch 35.3 — The Jubjub Birds
Ch. 35.2 -- After Janine had finished the dishes and read a story to the dragon, she went to the guest room, sat by the boy’s bed, and watched him sleep. The scar on his face gleamed faintly in the lamplight, but it did not detract from his physical beauty. She loved to watch the… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 35.2 — The Sleeping Prince
Ch. 35.1 – Janine loved winter snowstorms. The roads vanished beneath huge drifts of snow and put an end to would-be-heroes’ quests. Even the slow but trusty Mr. Dumfries didn’t show up. Of course, the news that the dragon was dead helped too. Yes, life at the caves was quiet and peaceful. If only it… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 35.1 — A Winter Breakfast
Ch. 34.4 -- When Matthew awoke, he hurt all over. He was heavy and bloated, as if he’d gained two hundred pounds. Normally his eyesight was excellent, but now everything was blurry. He burped and then worked his tongue over his teeth. Strange. His teeth seemed to have grown in his sleep. In fact some… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch 34.4 — The Truth Revealed
Ch 34.3 -- Matthew ate three bowls of stew, and then a fourth. At last he set the bowl down and groaned. His stomach hurt. Mary brought out a marvelous cake from somewhere. “You must have some dessert. I baked it this morning.” Matthew couldn’t think. In the back of his mind, a little voice… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 34.3 — Helpless!
Ch. 34.2 -- Matthew and his companions sat around the fire on logs, watching as the woman poured them each a mug of hot wine that steamed and smelled oh so good. For a moment no one said anything. They drank it down. Matthew felt the warmth spread all the way to his toes. The… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 34.2 — A Meal in the Cave
CH. 34 -- Matthew, Mark, and their guards struggled through the snow. The temperature had dropped, and the wind tore at their clothing as it wailed around them. Matthew's teeth chattered. The driving snow felt like nails being hammered into his face. The horses were exhausted. They crested yet another hill and started downward. “We’ve… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 34 — A Refuge in the Storm?
CH. 33 – Janine sat on the edge of the bed and studied the sleeping boy’s face. He looked about her age, with shaggy chestnut hair and thick eyelashes. A white scar ran from the hairline on the top left side of his forehead to his eye and then down his cheek to his ear.… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch 33 — The Sleeping Prince
Ch. 32.7 -- Old Bob yanked Eli off the path. The cat sailed over their heads, and they somersaulted into the brush. Eli sat up in time to see the bandersnatches screech in terror as they were pulled under a foaming sea of green lizards. Then they were gone. Eli wrapped his arms around a… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 32.7 — Safe!