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Friday, December 18, 2009

Fairy Texts, Ya'll (Part III)

Continued from here. My texts are italic. Melinda's are bold...
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She looked up at him, embarrassed at having fainted and said,...

"Fennel, is that you? Oh Fennel, the children and I thought you were dead!" She threw her arms around the brewmeister's neck, who appeared alarmed, and then bewildered. He drew back and she shouted, "We'll talk later, but for now, you must stop those Maytag repairmen because...

everyone knows what happens when giants and evil, belching, flatulent boweevils mix!"She broke free from the embrace and hurried toward the kitchen. The brewmeister sat down heavily on the settee. "Fennel?" he said softly. Could it be that finally someone knew who he was? He had no memories before that fateful dark night, three years before, when he had woken up, covered in boweevil poo, on the side of the...

road, clutching a Maytag repairman name tag that read SNOGWAT. He still carried with him as it was his only link to his past. He ran to the kitchen where the three giants were scrambling towards the dishwasher when he noticed...

(snogwat...brilliant! I'll be back after supper)

the woodland fairy, standing in the doorway as if in a trance. She was muttering quietly under her breath, "cukiot simwit pogrellating rum," over and over. A dim blue light hovered over her cupped palms and grew brighter with each repeated incantation. The giants half turned toward her just as he...

(Unbelievable...writers block. Working on it.)

Dude. It's just a text message, remember?

pulled the name tag from his pocket. "Snogwat!" The largest of the repairment stopped in his tracks, covering the faded spot on his shirt where his name tag once rested. "You won't ingest those belching flatulent boweevils ever again! Your secret is out, your power diminished, because I...

King Fennel, ruler of the Herbavorian Dynasty, command you to go back to the slimy cave in the Maytagravus Mountains and be bound there for 10,000 years!" At his words, the blue light in the woodland fairy's hands grew so bright that the small kitchen seemed ablaze with it. The giants and boweevils were sucked into the swirling vortex of light just as...

Fennel shouted, "My Queen! Sweet Midolina! Release the blue light lest you be sucked into the vortex!" So she did, and just in time. The light disappeared with a loud smacking sound as the giants feasted on the boweevils, even as they disappeared. Once more, Midolina crumpled to the ground.

Fennel ran to her and sank to his knees beside her. He lifted her into his lap and cradled her head. "NO!" he cried. "Midolina!" Her limp body was lifeless - pale and cold. As her last breath was leaving her body, a single, crystalline tear fell from Fennel's eye. It dropped onto the corner of the woodland fairy's mouth and...


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Tomorrow...the startling conclusion...you won't want to miss it!