By Eoin Colfer
Ebook Two-Now on hand in mass industry paperback Artemis is at boarding tuition in eire while he unexpectedly gets an pressing video e mail from Russia. In it's a plea from his father, who has been abducted by way of the Russian Mafiya. As Artemis rushes to his rescue, he's stopped by way of Captain Holly wanting the LEPrecon fairy police. yet this time, rather than combating the fairies, he's going to need to sign up for forces with them if he desires to retailer one of many few humans on the planet he loves. "A cracking reliable read."-Publishers Weekly "The global that Colfer creates is as bright and fantastical as any shire, Gotham, or galaxy some distance, distant. . ."-Entertainment Weekly (review: A-)
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If I can cure this disease, I shall earn gold aplenty! ” Sir Luckless bowed, and gestured Amata towards the Fountain, but she shook her head. The stream had washed away all regret for her 33 The Tales of Beedle the Bard lover, and she saw now that he had been cruel and faithless, and that it was happiness enough to be rid of him. ” she told Sir Luckless. So the knight clanked forth in the last rays of the setting sun, and bathed in the Fountain of Fair Fortune, astonished that he was the chosen one of hundreds and giddy with his incredible luck.
They met no obstacle until they reached the foot of the hill on which the Fountain stood. 25 The Tales of Beedle the Bard 26 The Fountain of Fair Fortune There, however, wrapped around the base of the hill, was a monstrous white Worm, bloated and blind. ” Sir Luckless drew his sword and attempted to kill the beast, but his blade snapped. Then Altheda cast rocks at the Worm, while Asha and Amata essayed every spell that might subdue or entrance it, but the power of their wands was no more effective than their friend’s stone, or the knight’s steel: the Worm would not let them pass.
And with the foul pot still bounding along behind him, he ran up the street, casting spells in every direction. Inside one house the little girl’s warts vanished as she slept; the lost donkey was Summoned from a distant briar patch and set down softly in its stable; the sick baby was doused in dittany and woke, well and rosy. At every house of sickness and sorrow, the wizard did his best, and gradually the cooking pot beside him stopped groaning and retching, and became quiet, shiny and clean.
Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident (Book 2) by Eoin Colfer