When Hank opened his eyes, he found himself outside the woman’s house in Wishing Cross. The stone was still in his hand. Slowly, Hank dropped it, and the door of the house opened.
It was like coming down on a slide, only much faster. He came down so suddenly that his shirt buttons broke and his shirt opened up around him like a parachute. He suddenly became horrified.[…]
Hank did not go into the woman’s house after that for he didn’t want to answer her questions. He still used the route to return from school, but when he walked in front of Willow[…]
Christmas came and went, and the New Year dawned, and the days began to pass without incident. Everyone got busy with their routine lives, and little Hank Greenhorn became busy with his school. But the[…]
It was ten days to Christmas. The sleepy neighborhood of Wishing Cross was undergoing its annual transformation. All through the year, people here led simple lives minding their own hectic business, but come December and[…]