Ch. 42.2 – Eli hung from Zelda’s back, dizzy and nauseated. The stench in the cave slid into his nostrils like thick mucus. He gagged. After the bone-deep cold, the heat from the roaring fires was almost unbearable. All around him were the sounds of hammering and pounding on stone, cracking of whips, harsh commands… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 42.2 — The Mountain Prince
CH. 42.1 – Eli was a prisoner in his own body, unable to do anything but obey as Zelda led him down the mountain trail, wading through deep, soft snow. He was soon wet and shivering with cold. His teeth chattered. When he stumbled on a root sticking up through the snow and would have… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 42.1 — Under the Mountain
CH. 36.3 -- Dinner was torture. While Bee and Col exclaimed over the tender roasted sheep, baked potatoes with sour cream, and green beans, Janine pushed the food around on her plate. At last everyone else leaned back, sighing. “Delicious dinner, as always.” Jay patted his mouth with a napkin the size of a sheet.… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 36.3 — The Truth Revealed
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. 31.2 -- Janine examined the boy. “He’s covered with blood, but I can’t find any wounds. Maybe he’s just fainted. Wait, there’s a little scratch on his finger. And look, here’s a vorpal sword.” She reached to pick it up, but Fritter screeched, leaped to her side, and snatched the sword away from her.… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 31.2 — A Strange Blue Sword
Ch. 28.3 -- Mr. Dumfries glanced over at his grandson, and then back at Ezra. “I gotta speak to you in private.” Ezra looked at Josiah the Thirteenth and motioned for him to leave. He obeyed, he but wasn’t happy about it. The door closed behind him. Ezra turned back to his friend. “Now, tell… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 28.3 — Mr. Dumfries Reveals the Truth
Ch. 5.1 -- Meanwhile, Jay B. R. Wokky flew home. He landed on the doorstep of his cave tired, miserable, and cranky. He was met by his trusty servant, who had a big smile on his face and a large white envelope in his hand. “Look, Sire, it came! Your invitation.” Fritter proudly waved the… Continue reading Jay B.R. Wokky Ch. 5.1 — At last! The Invitation Arrives