Glad you could join us for the next cautious episode of Elliot’s Adventures. If you’re new here, you can catch up by returning to the beginning, and reading really fast…
Smugly enjoying the stupidity of her former jailer, Duggla the Crone waited beneath the red toadstool. Time passed, the rain stopped, the sun came out, and still she waited. But now she muttered, too.
“Why should I sit here like a lackey? Nobody has the right to treat me this way. I should just leave.” But curiosity held her in place until a velvety voice called her name.
“Madam Duggla! Thanks for waiting. I apologize and I beg your pardon, but I was unavoidably detained.”
She pursed her lips and squinted at the red-tinged pointy end of his curvy tail. “Things come up,” she allowed. “Who are you?”