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A Modern Legend- Page One Hundred Ninety-nine

They walked on together, following the road as it twisted and turned between the trees. It seemed as though they were going to be walking forever by the time they finally smelled something different than the moss and the flowers … Continue reading

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A Modern Legend- Page One Hundred Ninety-eight

“You mean to say that it’s not just the elves who live here?” Himeko asked, her tone guarded and wary. “Is the whole forest,” Nashtra told her. “The entire thing is alive?” Himeko asked him. “It seems pretty obvious; the … Continue reading

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A Modern Legend- Page One Hundred Ninety-seven

By then, they had walked a good distance into the forest. Something rustled in the bushes off to one side, and Cerys could feel something moving in her sleeve. “Watch out!” a small voice, hardly more than a squeak, seemed … Continue reading

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A Modern Legend- Page One Hundred Ninety-six

James stayed close to Cerys and her friend as they walked on. Even though Nashtra was not from this forest, and it was different from his own, and he kept saying that it was a very different tribe of elves, … Continue reading

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A Modern Legend- Page One Hundred Ninety-five

“She has a right to know,” Nashtra reminded him, his voice calm yet somehow also insistent. He turned to Cerys and explained, “You know that all plants breathe with a life of their own. Whereas most of them are good … Continue reading

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A Modern Legend- Page One Hundred Ninety-four

It was not the traditional dirt or brick path that they were used to seeing, but a long, winding line of grass between the thick stands of trees. It looked as though tiny stars rose out from between the leaves … Continue reading

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A Modern Legend- Page One Hundred Ninety-three

“Poisonous mushrooms, to begin with,” Lord Ridley told her. “You might not want to touch anything, really, unless you are certain that it’s safe. Once we get to the villages, it is a bit less dangerous.” “They prefer to have … Continue reading

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