By Christopher Stasheff
A cat-napped pricess!
The pussycat sorceress Balkis has back to Maracanda to reclaim her royal name. yet a vengeful foe sprouts a diabolical scheme to spirit away the Princess of the jap Gate and ship her tumbling endlessly via unknown worlds. Now an remarkable seek is began, led by way of Balkis's mentor, Royal Wizard Matthew Mantrell.
But the hassle of discovering his apprentice can't evaluate to Balkis's personal fight to flee the unusual international during which she has landed. through a soul-weary younger boy named Anthony, Balkis mounts an impressive, notwithstanding treacherous, trip. jointly they have to depend upon one another and their powers--both mortal and magic--to defy the forces of darkness and embody the future they're fated to share…
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Entirely dark inside. It repelled him, but apparently this was the place. He’d have to go along with it, his need being what it was: he could not be choosy. And—they had avoided every checkpoint and barricade along the way; the clerk had picked a good route. So he had damn little to complain about, all things considered. Together, he and the clerk approached the open-hanging broken front door of the restaurant. Neither spoke; they concentrated on avoiding the rusted nails protruding from the sheets of plywood hammered into place, presumably to protect the windows.
Mostly in the form of dead bodies, the remains of other entertainers he had trampled on his long climb to the top. “These ‘flashy’ ties—” he began, but then the skyfly’s phone rang. He took it, said hello. Probably it was Al Bliss with the ratings on tonight’s show. But it was not. A girl’s voice came to him, penetrating sharply, stridently into his ear. ” the girl said loudly. “Yeah,” he said. Cupping the mouthpiece of the phone he said to Heather, “It’s Marilyn Mason. ” Heather asked. ” He uncupped the phone.
For a time Kathy puttered, and then, turning abruptly toward him, she said, “Who are you really? ” “I told you. I’m Jason Taverner. The TV personality guest host. ” “No,” Kathy said; she shook her head. ” But she continued to eye him, as if with exasperation. “You’re doing it all wrong. You really are a celebrity—it was reflexive, the way you posed for your picture. But you’re not a celebrity. There’s no one named Jason Taverner who matters, who is anything. So what are you, then? ” For a moment she stared at him and then she laughed.
The Feline Wizard (A Wizard in Rhyme, Book 8) by Christopher Stasheff