By Emily Rodda
Lief, Barda, and their unpredictable new significant other Jasmine are on an pressing challenge to discover the seven stones from the magic Belt of Deltora. The golden topaz has already been chanced on. yet in basic terms while all of the stones were restored to the Belt can their land be free of the darkish strength of the evil Shadow Lord.
To locate the second one stone, Lief, Barda, and Jasmine needs to shuttle via territory governed via the monster-sorceress Thaegan and conquer their largest problem yet--the hideous mother or father of the enchanted Lake of Tears!
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Or even he had even been roused via the shouting, and watched their catch from the trees. He rang the bell and threw a heavy rock into the quicksand, to entice Jin and Jod clear of the home. Then he ran round to the opposite aspect of the home and crossed the moat. He again to this bad position, while he may have run away to defense. Why? There will be no cause other than to aim to save lots of the chums who had stored him. Lief used to be just a couple of steps clear of the operating figures now. He sprang to 1 aspect, signalling to Jasmine to do an identical. His brain was once racing. His plan was once to attend his likelihood, then jump among the monsters and their sufferer. He doubted that he and Jasmine may possibly do greater than wound them — yet that, at the very least, might supply the little guy an opportunity to flee. For that used to be an important factor now. not only for the Ralad guy, yet for all of them. The small, operating guy with the muddy ft was once the single one that may well shop them. in simple terms he may possibly inform them the way in which around the quicksand. merely he may perhaps inform them which of the floating leaves have been secure to tread upon, and which have been now not. Lief considered the leaves as he had obvious them, their unusual pink markings exhibiting essentially opposed to the shining, light eco-friendly historical past. Then, unexpectedly, he gasped. “But he has already instructed us! ” he exclaimed aloud. Startled, the Ralad guy glanced in his course and stumbled. the good curved hook stuck him round the waist, preventing him brief and riding all of the breath from his physique. Jod screamed in triumph and commenced to tug him in. yet on the similar second Lief’s sword got here crashing down at the pole, slicing it via. Off stability and brought all at once, Jod fell backwards, crashing into Jin. They went down in a tangle of lumpy, heaving flesh. Jasmine sprang for them, her dagger raised. “No, Jasmine! ” shouted Lief, snatching the Ralad guy from the floor and heaving him over his shoulder. “Leave them! ” He knew that now that he had came upon the key of the stepping stones, pace will be way more prone to store them than battling might. Jin and Jod have been clumsy, yet very powerful. If both Lief or Jasmine have been wounded, it might be disastrous. The Ralad guy used to be helpless, and Barda approximately so. they'd either need assistance in the event that they have been to outlive. He begun working again in the direction of the rock, the place Barda used to be anxiously ready. After a moment’s hesitation, Jasmine undefined, shouting after him. He missed her until eventually that they had reached Barda’s facet. Then he grew to become to her, panting. “You are mad, Lief! ” she cried angrily. “Now we're trapped with our backs to the quicksand! it's the worst attainable position to face and struggle! ” “We are usually not going to face and fight,” gasped Lief, pulling the Ralad guy extra firmly onto his shoulder. “We are going to go to the opposite part. ” “But which leaves are we to belief? ” Barda demanded. “Which mark the trail? ” “None of them,” panted Lief. “The areas among them are the trail. ” He peered over Jasmine’s head and his center thumped as he observed that Jin and Jod have been already scrambling to their ft.