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7. H Jarni t H grEt /oz

HE war ablFJd t kAmp Qt Ht nFt andar a lyrJ crI in H fYrist, f HEr war nO hQzz nIr. H crI mFd a gUd, Tik kavarN t prOtekt Hm fram H dM, n H tin wUdmAn copd a grEt pFl v wUd wiT hiz Aks n dYraTi bilt a splendid fFr Ht wyrmd har n mEd har fIl les lOnli. SI n tOtO Et H lAst v HEr bred, n nQ SI did not nO wat HE wUd d f brekfast.

"if jM wiS," sed H lFan, "F wil gO intM H fYrist n kil a dIr f jM. jM kn rOst i bF H fFr, sins jYr tEsts r sO pikjMliar Ht jM prifar kUkd fMd, n Hn jM wil hAv a vEri gUd brekfast."

"dOn't! plIz dOn't," begd H tin wUdmAn. "F SUd sartanli wIp if jM kild a pYr dIr, n Hn mF JYz wUd rast agen."

bat H lFan went awE intM H fYrist n fQnd hiz Qn sapar, n nO wan evar nM wat i waz, f hI didn't mencn i. n H skErkrO fQnd a crI fUl v nats n fild dYraTi'z bAskit wiT Hem, sO Ht SI wUd not b hangri f a loN tFm. SI TYt Hs waz vEri kFnd n TYtfal v H skErkrO, bat SI lAfd hyrtili At H Ykward wE in wic H pYr krIcar pikd ap H nats. hiz pAdd hAndz war sO klamzi n H nats war sO smYl Ht hI Jropd YlmOst Az meni Az hI pUt in H bAskit. bat H skErkrO did not mFnd hQ loN i tUk him t fil H bAskitm f i enEbld him t kIp awE fram H fYr, Az hI fIrd a spyrk mFt get intM hiz scrY n barn him ap. sO hI kept a gUd distans awE fram H flEmz, n Onli kEm nIr t kavar dYraTi wiT JrF lIvz wen SI lE dQn t slEp. HIz kept har vEri snag n wyrm, n SI slept sQndli antil mYrnN.

wen i waz dElFt, H garl bEHd har fEz in a litl riplN brUk, n sMn Aftar HE Yl styrtd tOard H emarald siti.

Hs waz t b an Iventfal dE f H crAvalarz. HE hAd hyrdli bin wYkN an Qr wen HE sY bifYr Hem a grEt dic Ht krosd H rOd n divFdd H fYrist Az fyr Az HE kUd sI on IHar sFd. i waz a vEri wFd dic, n HE kUd sI i waz YlsO vEri dIp, n HEr war meni big, JAgd roks At H botam. H sFdz war sO stIp Ht nan v Hem kUd klFm dQn, n f a mOmant i sImd Ht HEr Jarni mast end.

"wat SAl wI d?" Askd dYraTi dispErNli.

"F hAvn't H fEntist Fdia," sed H tin wUdmAn, n H lFan SUk hiz SAgi mEn n lUkd TYtfal.

bat H skErkrO sed, "wI kn not flF, Ht z sartan. nIHar kn wI klFm dQn intM Hs grEt dic. HErfYr, if wI kn not Jamp Ovar i, wI mast stop wEr wI r."

"F TiNk F kUd Jamp Ovar i," sed H kQwardli lFan, Aftar meZarN H distans kErfali in hiz mFnd.

"Hn wI r Yl rFt," Ansard H skErkrO, "f jM kn kEri as Yl Ovar on jYr bAk, wan At a tFm."

"wel, F'l crF i," sed H lFan. "hM wil gO farst?"

"F wil," diklErd H skErkrO, "f, if jM fQnd Ht jM kUd not Jamp Ovar H galf, dYraTi wUd b kild, Yr H tin wUdmAn bAdli dentd on H roks bilO. bat if F Am on jYr bAk i wil not mAtar sO mac, f H fYl wUd not hart mI At Yl."

"F Am tErabli afrEd v fYlN, mFself," sed H kQwardli lFan, "bat F sapOz Her z naTiN t d bat crF i. sO get on mF bAk n wI wil mEk H atempt."

H skErkrO sAt apon H lFan'z bAk, n H big bIst wYkd t H eJ v H galf n krQcd dQn.

"wF dOn't jM ran n Jamp?" Askd H skErkrO.

"bikYz Ht izn't H wE wI lFanz d HIz TiNz," hI riplFd. Hn givN a grEt spriN, hI Sot TrM H Er n lAndd sEfli on H aHar sFd. HE war Yl grEtli plIzd t sI hQ Izili hI did i, n Aftar H skErkrO hAd got dQn fram hiz bAk H lFan sprAN akros H dic agen.

dYraTi TYt SI wUd gO nekst; sO SI tUk tOtO in har yrmz n klFmd on H lFan'z bAk, hOldN tFtli t hiz mEn wiT wan hAnd. H nekst mOmant i sImd Az if SI war flFiN TrM H Er; n Hn, bifYr SI hAd tFm t TiNk abQt i, SI waz sEf on H aHar sFd. H lFan went bAk a Tard tFm n got H tin wUdmAn, n Hn HE Yl sAt dQn a fjM mOmants t giv H bIst a cAns t rest, f hiz grEt lIps hAd mEd hiz breT SYrt, n hI pAntd lFk a big dog Ht hAz bin ranN tM loN.

HE fQnd H fYrist vEri Tik on Hs sFd, n i lUkd dyrk n glMmi. Aftar H lFan restd HE styrtd aloN H rOd v jelO brik, sFlantli wandarN, Ic in hiz On mFnd, if evar HE wUd kam t H end v H wUdz n rIc H brFt sanSFn agen. t Ad t HEr diskamfart, HE sMn hard scrEnJ nqzs in H depTs v H fYrist, n H lFan wispard t Hm Ht i waz in Hs pYrt v H kancri Ht H /kalIdaz livd.

"wat r H /kalIdaz?" Askd H garl.

"HE r monscras bIsts wiT bodIz lFk bErz n hedz lFk tFgarz," riplFd H lFan, "n wiT klIz sO loN n Syrp Ht HE kUd tEr mI in tM Az Izili Az F kUd kil tOtO. F'm tErabli afrEd v H /kalIdaz."

"F'm not sarprFzd Ht jM r," ritarnd dYraTi. "HE mast b Jredfal bIsts."

H lFan waz abQt t riplF wen sadanli HE kEm t anaHar galf akros H rOd. bat Hs wan was s brod n dIp Ht H lFan nM At wans hI kUd not lIp akros i.

sO HE sAt dQn t knsidar wat HE SUd d, n Aftar sIrias TYt H skErkrO sed:

"hIr z a grEt crI, stAndN klOs t H dic. if H tin wUdmAn kn cop i dQn, sO Ht i wil fYl t H aHar sFd, wI kn wYk akros i Izili."

"Ht z a farst-rEt Fdia," sed H lFan. "wan wUd YlmOst saspekt jM hAd brEnz in jYr hed, insted v scrY."

H wUdmAn set t wark At wans, n sO Syrp waz hiz Aks Ht H crI waz sMn copd nIrli TrM. Hn H lFan pUt hiz scroN frant legz agenst H crI n pUSd wiT Yl hiz mFt, n slOli H big crI tipd n fel wiT a krAS akros H dic, wiT its top brAncz on H aHar sFd.

HE hAd Jast styrtd t kros Hs kwIr briJ wen a Syrp grQl mEd Hem Yl lUk ap, n t HEr hYrar HE sY ranN tYrd Hem tM grEt bIsts wiT bodIz lFk bErz n hedz lFk tFgarz.

"HE r H /kalIdaz!" sed H kQwardli lFan, biginN t crembl.

"kwik!" krFd H skErkrO. "let as kros Ovar."

sO dYraTi went farst, hOldN tOtO in har yrmz, H tin wUdmAn folOd, n H skErkrO kEm nekst. H lFan, YlTO hI waz sartanli afrEd, tarnd t fEs H /kalIdaz, n Hn hI gEv sO lQd n tErabl a rYr Ht dYraTi skrImd n H skErkrO fel Ovar bAkward, wFl Ivan H fIrs bIsts stopd SYrt n lUkd At him in sarprFz.

bat, sIiN HE war bigar Hn H lFan, n rimembarN Ht HEr war tM v Hem n Onli wan v him, H /kalIdaz agen raSd fYrward, n H lFan krosd Ovar H crI n tarnd t sI wat HE wUd d nekst. wiTQt stopN an instant H fIrs bIsts YlsO bigAn t kros H crI. n H lFan sed t dYraTi:

"wI r lost, f HE wil SUrli tEr as t pIsz wiT HEr Syrp klYz. bat stAnd klOs bihFnd mI, n F wil fFt Hem Az loN Az F Am alFv."

"wEt a minit!" kYld H skErkrO. hI hAd bin TiNkN wat waz best t b dan, n nQ hI Askd H wUdmAn t cop awE H end v H crI Ht restd on HEr sFd v H dic. H tin wUdmAn bigAn t jMz hiz Aks At wans, n, Jast Az H tM /kalIdaz war nIrli akros, H crI fel wiT a krAS intM H galf, kErIiN H agli, snyrlN brMts wiT i, n bOT war dASd t pIsz on H Syrp roks At H botam.

"wel," sed H kQwardli lFan, JrYiN a loN breT v rilIf, "F sI wI r gOiN t liv a litl wFl loNgar, n F Am glAd v i, f i mast b a vEri ankamfartabl TiN not t b alFv. HOz krIcarz frFtand mI sO bAdli Ht mF hyrt z bItN jet."

"Y," sed H tin wUdmAn sAdli, "F wiS F hAd a hyrt t bIt."

Hs Advencar mEd H crAvalarz mYr ANkSas Hn evar t get Qt v H fYrist, n HE wYkd sO fAst Ht dYraTi bikEm tFrd, n hAd t rFd H lFan'z bAk. t HEr grEt Jq H crIz bikEm Tinar H fyrHar HE AdvAnsd, n in H AftarnMn HE sadanli kEm apon a brod rivar, flOiN swiftli Jast bifYr Hem. on H aHar sFd v H wotar HE kUd sI H rOd v jelO brik ranN TrM a bjMtifal kancri, wiT grIn medOz dotd wiT brFt flQrz n Yl H rOd bYrdard wiT crIz hANN fUl v diliSas frMts. HE war grEtli plIzd t sI Hs dilFtfal kancri bifYr Hem.

"hQ SAl wI kros H rivar?" Askd dYraTi.

"Ht z Izili dan," riplFd H skErkrO. "H tin wUdmAn mast bild as a rAft, sO wI kn flOt t H aHar sFd."

sO H wUdmAn tUk hiz Aks n bigAn t cop dQn smYl crIz t mEk a rAft, n wFl hI waz bizi At Hs H skErkrO fQnd on H rivarbANk a crI fUl v fFn frMt. Hs plIzd dYraTi, hM hAd Itan naTiN bat nats Yl dE, n SI mEd a hyrti mIl v H rFp frMt.

bat i tEks tFm t mEk a rAft, Ivan wen wan z Az indascrias n antFrN Az H tin wUdmAn, n wen nFt kEm H wark waz nat dan. sO HE fQnd a kOzi plEs andar H crIz wEr HE slept wel antil H mYrnN; n dYraTi JrImd v H emarald siti, n v H gUd wizard/oz, hM wUd sMn send har bAk t har Qn hOm agen.

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