The Visitor From Curtisville--Ch. 4 Past History Chapter 4--Past History Town (1)A herd of twenty licorn glided out of the surrounding forest, spiral horns and fluffy silvery hides glinting in the moonlight as they clattered across the cobblestone streets. They splashed in and out of a shallow creek that meandered through the front yard of one of stately townhouse, throwing up liquid moonbeams from their flying deer-like hooves. Finally growing weary of their wild games, they broke up into small groups, wandering up the hedge bordered streets to graze on lawn grasses and clover. Suddenly one of the licorn snorted, as a sickly oily odor filled its delicate nostrils. Its mane bristled all the way down its spine as the scent awoke a deep primal fear. Others soon sensed it too and panicked, and the whole herd quickly turned and vanished into the trees as silently as they had appeared.Lolly Mcclaren's stride slowed as she made her way down the main stree
The Visitor From Curtisville-Ch. 3-Ellery's Story1 Chapter 3--Ellery's Story--Locker 490There was a dog cleaning up the shish-kabob that the Gerdin had dropped earlier. It was an exceptionally large dog, yellowish-brown in color. Curiously, Kes studied the animal as it noisily scarfed up the stray bits of barbecued vegetables and lamb flesh. Maybe a wolf hybrid or a Malamute-cross, she guessed, whatever the ancestry of this furry Hoover Vac, it didn't come alone. The place was now swarming with people, either seated around the bonfire or milling about the edge. Although there were a few human face
The Visitor From Curtisville--Ch. 2-- The Newcomer The Visitor From Curtisville--Chapter 2--The NewcomerEllery let out a sigh as she gazed into the crackling fire. She looked so sad, so full of despair. An experience of severe stress and strain was deeply etched into the grooves on her face.Kes felt a surge of pity which was then followed by deep angry at the fluff-rag idiot for making this poor girl's life a living hell."Before I start," said Ellery. shifting her dull gaze to Megaera and Kes, "I have an important question to ask.""Uhh...okay," said Kes, scratching her white-maned head.Megaera shrugged nonchalantly. "Su
The Visitor From Curtisville--Ch. 1 The Visitor From Curtisville--Ch. 1She was so quiet when she sat down at the sun bleached, driftwood bench that they didn't even notice her. It wasn't until she cleared her throat that they turned to look at her."Have you ever hated someone so much? Someone you would do anything to obliterate, even if it means paying a high price for vengeance?"The speaker was a scrawny-looking girl who might have been as old as fourteen. Her mousey hair hung limply over her thin face, and her muddy-brown eyes peered out hollowly through wire-frame spectacles. She wo
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