“But the forest can be a dangerous place as well. You must always be on the lookout for poisonous snakes and powerful animals like lions and tigers that lurk in the trees. You should also be careful not to step on the Abatwa faeries that live in the anthills of Nok. If you step on them, they will stab your foot with their spears.”
I laughed out loud, but quickly stopped when I realized that Jemil was quite serious. I thought of how different the kingdom of Nok sounded to that of Tarshish. I had never even heard of most of the animals he spoke of. I couldn’t imagine this strange kingdom; but I could hardly wait to get there and see it for myself. I shouldn’t have to wait too much longer, as we had been traveling for over a fortnight.
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