Southwesterly

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Southwesterly (156 Words)

There was no doubt the wind was right. It was a strong southwesterly. Even so, Marina’s hand clenched on the tiller.

“You’re crazy!” she said. “There’s no way we can do this!”

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Dog Alarm

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Of Dogs and Gremlins (178 Words)

It was a strange kind of castle to be hiding a princess in. It didn’t look very big. The general shape was square and solid, with four windows, a window on each wall, set very high on the ramparts.

“Are you sure we’re at the right castle?” asked Mr. Thornby.

The little gremlin nodded emphatically. It was the right castle.

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The Flying Elephant

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The Flying Elephant (198 Words)

They say that elephants have a long memory. Daffy had the shortest memory I’ve ever seen.

When we found her as a baby, premature and weak, Ehan dedicated himself to that baby elephant’s care like no fairy I know. The hours he spent mixing gallons of nourishing drink from our secret ingredients, patting her with mud to make sure the flies didn’t bother her.

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