Benotripia Keys to the Dream World - Book 3

  • CHAPTER 1 - Astro

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    When Astro woke up that morning, he had planned on doing a lot of things, but falling from the sky was not one of them.

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  • Stretching and yawning, he rolled out of bed, already dressed in rumpled jeans and a black T-shirt.

  • He then crossed over to the window and threw aside the heavy midnight-black drapes so sunlight could pour into the room.

  • He slid open the heavy glass pane and welcomed the fresh air that drifted inside.

  • Slinging his leg over the windowsill, Astro boosted himself onto the ledge.

  • There.

  • That was better.

  • Narrator

    A lot better.

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  • Astro lived inside a gray stone tower that dated back to who knows when.

  • His father had inherited it from his father, who inherited from his father, and so on.

  • It had belonged to the Jagged-Bolt family for generations.

  • They had never moved, probably because (aside from the arsenal in the very top room) there wasn’t a smidge of metal to be found in the tower.

  • They’d discovered that the neighbors didn’t appreciate a lot of bright flashing, which was what usually resulted when any of them touched metal, because most Jagged-Bolt family members, including Astro, were born with the power to shoot lightning bolts from their fingertips.

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    He gazed at the beach in the far distance—

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  • one benefit of living in a tower was the fantastic view.

  • Astro spotted many Benotripians already gathering to resume building the defenses.

  • Ever since the Darvonians—

  • their heartless enemies who lived on another island—

  • had snuck onto Benotripia in hopes of stealing the Stones of Horsh, Danette (the leader of Benotripia) had decided they needed more security.