By Piers Anthony
Unique booklet: 1979
Millie, a ghost for 800 years desires just one man--Jonathan, and he's a zombie. To end up himself, Magician Dor volunteers to get the potion that may repair Jonathan to complete existence. yet he has to return via time to do it, to a peril-haunted, old Xanth, the place chance lurks at each turn....
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You made it up here okay, didn’t you? ” Dor cried, horrified. ” “What you need is a good meal to settle your stomach during the boring flight,” Grundy said. “Let’s just get this white bottle open—” “I’m not hungry! ” The golem hauled at the cork, and it popped out. Fine smoke issued, swirled, and coalesced into two fine sandwiches, a brimming glass of milk, and a sprig of parsley. Dor had to grab at everything before the wind whipped it away. ” Grundy said, crunching his little teeth on the parsley.
Qxd 2/19/2002 10:33 AM Page 48 48 Castle Roogna Dor decided to gamble. Though the sword could translate some of what the monster said into human language, it could not translate what Dor said into monster-spider language, for that was not the sword’s talent. It was one-way. But communication should be possible, if he tried hard enough. “I’m going to make a peace overture by gesture,” he told the sword. “A peace overture! ” “I only understand combat language, not that sissy peace stuff,” the sword said with warlike dignity.
He put a foot forward to touch the surface of the water. Immediately the triton swam forward, head and arm raised, trident poised. ” Dor jerked back his foot. ” he asked, staring into the moat. “I’m not allowed to tell you that,” the water replied apologetically. ” “He would,” Grundy grumbled. ” “But there is a way,” Dor said. “We just have to figure it out. ” “While the Magician chortles inside, waiting to see if we’ll make it or get speared. ” Dor made as if to dive into the moat. The triton raised his trident again.