The Magic Beans – Page 50



As the magic of the Ice Wizard envelops him, Jack can feel his limbs stiffen and his breathing slow.

The ice thickens around him and his vision begins to cloud. Soon he is entirely encased in a solid block of ice. The cold sinks deeper, dulling his thoughts, dragging him deeper toward coma.

His last thought is of the pyramid of trophies in the Ice Wizard’s audience chamber. Will the wizard chisel the block of ice containing him into a neat cube, to crown his pyramid? It seems likely. Perhaps someday, if the Druid succeeds in his efforts to kill his rival, Jack will be set free of his frozen prison. Until then, he will sleep.

He will sleep, and dream of ice and shadow, of a quest failed and a helpless princess forever captive.

Return to 1 and begin again . . .

. . . or continue the adventure in Perilous Jack and the Shadow Dance.