"I think we are headed into a trap," Macy said in a low voice. Hershey looked at her with a strange look, as though he admired her intelligence.Read More
When the weapons were ready, they all reconvened under the spreading tree.
"Okay, weapons are as good as they're gonna be. What else can we do to prepare?" Macy asked the group.Read More
They needed that bag. No way around it, they had to take the risk.Read More
Macy faced the final ninja. She unclasped the cape her mother had given her and twirled it in front of her like a bullfighter. She hoped it would distract the ninja and catch the nunchuck, keeping the weapon away from her body. The ninja flicked the nunchuck, catching the green fabric.Read More
Jolly's donkey was every bit as short and round as his owner. Anna wondered how he could even stand up with Jolly on his back. Jolly had also packed several bags which hung from various places on him and his donkey. When the donkey moved the bags clunked and rattled, making a funny kind of music for their journey.Read More
"W-w-what do you think it is?" She stammered out.
"I don't know," Anna whispered, swallowing hard. "Stand strong. Be brave." To Macy it sounded as if Anna were trying to convince herself to do just that.Read More