By Anton Strout
Shaking up the spirits of big apple
The spirit population of long island doesn't get pleasure from its genuinely-earned RIP being disturbed, and division of striking Affairs Agent Simon Canderous is shipped in to do harm keep an eye on. in the meantime, his touring accomplice, Connor Christos, is in a sorry country, and he tells Simon that every evening he's being haunted through visions of his long-lost brother at his window. Simon is concerned that his associate could be going crazy-or worse, might be he's not...
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We were in the same burrow during the snow last winter. Dandelion told me you were going to leave the warren tonight. " Hazel could recall Hawkbit--a rather slow, stupid rabbit whose company for five snowbound days underground had been distinctly tedious. Still, he thought, this was no time to pick and choose. Although Bigwig might succeed in talking over one or two, most of the rabbits they could expect to join them would not come from the Owsla. They would be outskirters who were getting a thin time and wondering what to do about it.
Yes, all right, we'll rest here," he said, "Let's go in among this fern. Come on, Dandelion, tell us a story. I know you're handy that way. " Dandelion looked at Pipkin and realized what it was that Hazel was asking him to do. Choking back his own fear of the desolate, grassless woodland, the before-dawn-returning owls that they could hear some way off, and the extraordinary, rank animal smell that seemed to come from somewhere rather nearer, he began. " 6. The Story of the Blessing of El-ahrairah Why should he think me cruel Or that he is betrayed?
Apparently some of the younger fellows in the Owsla have been giving him a thin time--teasing him about his fur, you know, and saying he only got his place because of the Threarah. " He looked about him. "I say, there aren't many here, are there? " Silver seemed about to speak when suddenly there was a pattering in the undergrowth above and three more rabbits came over the bank from the wood. Their movement was direct and purposeful, quite unlike the earlier, haphazard approach of those who were now gathered in the ditch.