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!
Ch. 32.5 -- Eli gasped. How had the old man known about his three wishes? His heart sank. Eli only had two wishes left. If he used one today, he’d only have one left. On the other hand, he couldn’t bear the thought of the man being torn apart and devoured by savage beasts. Eli… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 32.5 — Eli’s Second Wish
Ch. 32.2 -- “On the other hand,” said the cat. “Maybe if you listened, you’d hear more than you usually do.” Eli was still very angry. He thought of several nasty things he could say in return, but he bit back the words. This was the cat’s home, not his. He was the stranger here. “Have… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 32.2 — A Conversation with the Cat
Ch 29.4 -- Felix the cat sat on the window shelf. “The gnome is right. The Tulgey Woods are no place for an unarmed boy.” Ezra usually looked forward to the cat boy’s visits and enjoyed their battle of wits, but tonight he didn’t have time. “What do you want?” The cat put back his… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 29.4 — Felix Conveys a Favor
Ch 12.6 -- Janine Looks in the Book Janine opened the old leather-bound book. It held the family records: births, marriages, deaths, and most importantly, the pronouncement of gifts given by their magical allies. She ran a finger down the lists of names. Old Bob looked over her shoulder. “You know, these gifts always seem… Continue reading Jay B.R. Wokky Ch. 12.6 – 12.8 — Janine’s Name Day Gifts
Ch. 12.5 -- Janine looked up at Old Bob’s kind face. “I need a few things from the castle. Will you keep Freddie here until I come for him?” “You can’t go back up there. It’s too dangerous.” Janine shook her head. “No one will see me. I’ll take the servants’ staircases. Everyone is at… Continue reading Jay B.R. Wokky Ch. 12.5 — Felix Helps Out