Snowcastles by Duncan McGeary PDF

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By Duncan McGeary

ISBN-10: 050551625X

ISBN-13: 9780505516251

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Finally he marched over to the wizard's chair and loomed over the old man, meaning to teach him a lesson. His shadow fell over the suddenly frightened and wizened wizard, who ceased to speak and melted back into the cushions as far as his huge back would allow him to go. Greylock grabbed him by his shoulders and lifted him bodily from the chair. "You forget your place, Moag! I am the master and you are the servant. We are not partners any longer, and you had best learn that! I am a prince, and therefore meant by the gods to rule.

He was not willing to make another long journey just to quell the old man's fears, even if they could somehow manage to escape. He was tired of the heat and the humidity of the Underworld, and wanted to return to his homeland before every hair on his head had turned gray. He had learned little of Gateway in the Underworld-he would have to return to the High Plateau to find the answer. And finally, Greylock felt a sympathy for the cause of the conspirators. Still, the venture was not even to be considered, unless he was allowed to lead it.

Greylock vowed fervently. She looked at him searchingly, her green eyes showing doubt and concern. "You must promise me that you will let my Grandfather go when that happens, Greylock. " They both fell silent at this, troubled by the trick they had played on Moag. Several times during the rest of that long day, Greylock thought he caught a glimpse of movement behind him, but since it was still far away he assumed that the Wyrrs were stalking them from a safe distance. The Twilight Dells seemed never changing; never fully light, never fully dark.

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