Ch. 50.8 – Mary walked in uncomfortable silence beside Eli on the broad dirt swath left by the raths. She stole a glance at him. He smiled slightly, but didn’t say anything. Why didn’t he say something? Did he expect her to carry on a conversation? She’d never learned the polite ways of addressing princes, or… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 50.8 — A Walk in the Moonlight
Ch. 45.2 – Janine leaned on the fence and watched as the three pigs woke up, groggy and disoriented. They moaned about their bruises and headaches, and then looked around them, confused. “Where are we?” said one pig. Jay, who was curled in the wide space outside the pen, grinned, and a wisp of smoke curled… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 45.2 — The Princes Repent
Ch. 36.7 -- Just then someone began to bang on the window. One of the servants rushed over and opened it. A gust of frigid air swept snowflakes into the room. A Jubjub bird, perched on the sill, squawked and held out its leg, revealing an oilskin pouch. Queen Natalie hurried over, untied the pouch… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 36.7 — Air Mail Delivery
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 26.4 -- The three princes buried the Bandersnatch carcasses and one of the heads. They cut down a sapling and fashioned a pole to carry their ‘dragon’ head on. Then they spent some time scratching their armor and burning holes in their clothing to simulate the effects of dragon’s blood. They ripped a few… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 26.4 — The Heroes Return
Ch. 20.5 -- The Axeman Cometh Freddie growled. All the fur on his back stood up. Heart pounding, Janine hurried to catch up with Bee, who had been singing as she strolled along the path. “What’s wrong?” Bee asked. “There’s something or someone behind us.” “It’s that bad man,” said Freddie. He growled again. “Paul?”… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 20.5 to 20.6 — The Axeman Cometh
Ch. 18.2 Hatching Day -- “Get out of my nest,” said the Jubjub bird. “Now you’ve got human stink all over my eggs. It’s bad enough that humans throw rocks and shoot arrows at us all the time, but now you’re creeping around at night and sleeping in our nests too.” She flapped her enormous… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch 18.2 to 18.3 — Janine Uses her Wits to Escape Being Eaten
Ch. 18.1 -- All Janine could see were trees, trees, and more trees. “Where’s that stream? I should have found it ages ago.” The ground began to shake. Something rumbled in the distance, but it was getting steadily closer. It sounded like a herd of giant animals coming right at her. Janine gathered Freddie up… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 18.1 — Lions and Tigers and… Mome Raths, Oh My!