By Mary Brown
In a far off cave a dragon lies in deep melancholy, for his life's quest were to collect five worthy gem stones, and so they were stolen. He can't go back to his native land with out them.
In a dank cottage, five not going heroes are enslaved through an evil witch via very painful pebbles embedded of their flesh. they're factor, a twisted lady deemed so hideous that she continuously wears a masks, Corby, the black crow, Puddy, the toad, Moglet, the timid kitten, and Pisky, the golden fish. they've got no reminiscence in their earlier and feature discovered over the years to speak among themselves.
When the villagers band jointly to burn the witch, our heroes break out and got down to resolve the secret of ways to take away the pebbles which are inflicting them such soreness. alongside the best way they meet others harmed by way of the witch. the 1st is a hornless unicorn, whose whose horn used to be destroyed and better half used to be slain through the witch. the second one is a knight cursed by means of the witch simply because he spurned her. His curse is to have rusty armor, a blunt sword, and all wish unfulfilled until eventually he weds the ugliest creature within the land...
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Insecurity breeds uncertainty," added Puddy. "Oh, blast you all," I said unsteadily. "I love you all, you know that . . Right! First thing to do is get off this island, then count up our assets and take a vote on what we do next. We'll go back to the hut and see if there is anything we can salvage, then we'll plan our next move. Any questions? No? " And as we climbed down from the islet, with difficulty, I added: "You're not alone in feeling a bit—afraid—of the open, but don't forget most people have managed it all their lives.
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There was a moment's silence, then Puddy delivered his opinion. " I looked at Corby. "The old lad may be right; summat happened, sure enough. " I remembered the thump to the soles of my feet, the roaring noise, the vortex. Pisky bubbled: "My great-great-great-grandmother told me of somesuch: when there is great evil the land and the sea conspire to destroy it. Earthquakes can happen undersea as well as on land and can swallow whole cities . " Moglet said: "And you called out a spell, Thing; you said neither earth nor air nor water could receive Her body .