This is now the 26th chapter of “Of Wind and Wings”. See the table of contents here.
Note – I posted two chapters that did not follow one of Sue’s prompts. Here is a brief overview in case you don’t have time or inclination to read them (or you can skip to today’s chapter):
Chapter 24, To the Other Place – The Grubb and Ed are climbing on a steep ledge to find an entrance to the land of The Others. Ed discovers it is more of a different Universe than a place. The Grubb gets distracted and falls. Ed feels that the fall must be fatal, but before he can get to the boy, a strange man tells him that The Grubb will be OK, that Ed needs to leave immediately and get help.
Chapter 25, The Hospital – Ed and Liza rush to the hospital. Ed discovers that Mrs. Grubb, Martha, is Mr. Brown, Winston’s, sister making The Grubb Mr. Brown’s nephew. The doctors come out and are baffled. The Grubb is in a very deep sleep, a coma, but has no major injuries. As Eda nd Liza go home, Ed remembers his own deep sleep after he fell and wonders how badly he was truly injured.
Onto the story!
“Come on, let’s go.”
They had only been at Liza’s house for a half of an hour or so when she stuck her head into Ed’s room.
“Here, take this.”
“This” was a large basket.
They drove for a while. At first Ed wasn’t paying attention, but after a while he realized they were going to the more mountainous area where he and The Grubb had explored the day before. Before getting to the mountains proper, Liza took a slightly different road and so ended up near the mountains instead of in the middle. “Sometimes it is easier to see a mountain from a valley than from the top.” For some reason that silly thought crossed Ed’s mind.
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