By Elizabeth Kay
When Felix's mom and dad take him to "The Divide"--a spot in Costa Rica the place the waters that run right down to the Pacific and Atlantic oceans separate--Felix reveals himself in a extraordinary parallel global the place legendary creatures and magic are a reality.
There, he meets Betony, a tangle baby and herbalist who turns into his good friend during this unusual land. As Felix explores this new international he quickly discovers that its legendary beasts and fairy folks imagine Felix is a mythical creature who makes use of useful technological know-how rather than magic! Will Felix ever locate his long ago home...and will he wish to?
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Fine,” stated Tansy. it can remedy loads of difficulties. She may perhaps vacate this room altogether, and move and stick with Ramson. And if a sinistrom have been sniffing round, the earlier the higher. Architrex watched Tansy climb down the rope ladder. He’d made enquiries approximately Ramson on the terminal. within the technique he’d met Squill, reserving a flight to Andria while Agrimony had her hair tangled, and he’d heard approximately Tansy’s go back. It hadn’t been effortless monitoring her, yet he’d controlled it. How very thoughtful of her to hide herself as a lickit – they'd appear like a pair. He sauntered over, and took her arm. Tansy smelt him a break up moment ahead of she felt his hand on her sleeve, however it was once too past due. “Let’s opt for a bit walk,” stated Architrex, “down via the canal. i feel there are some things you could inform me. ” She may suppose his nails digging into her; she may perhaps think what they’d be like if he reworked into his different form, longer, sharper, this kind of claws that shred flesh like paper. even supposing his arm lay frivolously opposed to hers his grip used to be awfully strong, propelling her alongside as if she have been a baby, without attempt whatever. “You belong to Snakeweed, don’t you? ” she stated. “I’m unsure that belong is precisely definitely the right word,” stated Architrex. “My identify is Architrex, and I’m a really senior sinistrom. I serve Snakeweed – that might be a greater means of placing it. And your loved ones has triggered him no finish of difficulty. ” They’d grew to become off the most highway, and have been jogging down a side-street. “Now then,” stated Architrex, “let’s commence with Felix. ” “I’ve by no means met Felix. ” “But you recognize approximately him. the place is he? ” “I’ve no idea,” acknowledged Tansy. The grip tightened. It was once commencing to damage. “Let’s attempt Betony. ” “Betony’s now not in Tiratattle any further. ” “I’d realised that,” acknowledged Architrex. “So the place is she? ” “I don’t be aware of. ” “You’re no longer making this really easy for yourself,” stated Architrex. “How approximately Ramson? ” “He’s left Tiratattle to boot. ” “You’re lying,” acknowledged Architrex. They’d reached the canal now. It was once completely abandoned, now not a japegrin or a diggeluck or a lickit at any place. The stagnant odor of the water was once mingling with Architrex’s shadow-reek, and Tansy desired to throw up. unexpectedly Architrex permit cross of her arm. She had her again to the canal, and there has been nowhere to run. She knew what he used to be approximately to do – turn into his four-legged shape, in order that he may possibly use either his jaws and his claws. There wasn’t going to be any get away. He was once going to torture her until eventually she gave him the knowledge he sought after, after which he used to be going to kill her. greater to die now, and retain her info to herself. She took steps backwards, and flung herself into the canal. Architrex howled with rage. She’d performed it mid-change, stuck him while he couldn’t do something approximately it, out-thought him. He checked out the outside of the water, eco-friendly with slime, and waited. a short while later, a number of bubbles seemed. And a short time after white shoe floated to the outside, and there has been a unexpected swirl; whatever used to be stirring down there, whatever titanic.