Charlie's Dream

By Jamie Rowboat

First released in Australia in 2010 through A&A booklet Publishing Pty Ltd
ISBN 978-0-9808424-9-4
This e-book variation:
ISBN 978-0-9870899-0-8

Charlie is seventeen and lives along with his mom and dad in a switched over barn within the English nation-state. head over heels in love with Marie, who works with him part-time on the neighborhood nursery, he has a significant motorcycle coincidence and falls right into a coma. A financial institution of kit within the clinic retains his actual physique alive, yet he wakes up in a magic valley, the place he's welcomed by way of a wizard named Shamir, who lives there with an old tribe of elves.

Charlie is certainly one of simply humans to have survived the transition into the mystical realm in 300 years.

As Charlie matures and learns the methods of the elfin group, Shamir's sister, Gemma, who owns the nursery the place Marie and Charlie paintings, takes Marie on a parallel trip of initiation during this world.

secret, tragedy and love envelop them as they trip to Gemma's estate in Provence, the place they wish to touch Charlie in the course of the elves that also inhabit Gemma's land. yet Charlie can in simple terms straddle either worlds for a constrained volume of time.

Will the elves be ready to aid Charlie adequate to open the entrance to their land and his basically manner domestic, or will he die just like the one sooner than him?

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With horns and splayed-out leaves that forged eerie shadows on their neighbours, they seemed like that they had been accumulated from a few hidden Peruvian jungle. The air was once packed with the sound of chirping, as a dozen songbirds hopped after Gemma whereas she watered the entire vegetation. She stopped at each one in flip, touching it frivolously as she got rid of any lifeless foliage and gave each one plant a drink from a long-nosed watering can. As Gemma nursed each one plant, the birds sat on her shoulders chirping loudly, as if they have been a crew of trainee medical professionals, analyzing each one sufferer and giving their diagnosis to the pinnacle medical professional.

All of them have their very own dialects, yet timber translate this myriad of knowledge right into a simplified language that everybody can comprehend. people can listen our language, yet provided that they transparent their brain of worry through studying find out how to meditate. This valley is a neater position to benefit the language, as there are not any impacts to break its movement. " "Oh," stated Charlie. "You have stumbled into the realm of the woodland that's the elfin position of initiation. The younger elves come the following to benefit the artwork of the typical language.

It is nice, it will transparent your head," she stated, ducking again less than the water for a moment. Marie threw off her dressing costume and dove immediately in, with out bothering a few go well with. "Now inform me, what is so humorous? " she acknowledged, swimming as much as Gemma. "Well, on your dream, used to be there a big crowd of elves and a circle of trees.? " "Yes, convinced, that is it," interrupted Marie excitedly. "We obtained a similar dream to ensure that we acted. i used to be attempting to make a decision what to do should you arrived. After final evening, i did not are looking to drag you off quick on a few whim of mine, yet this all makes the choice a lot more uncomplicated, does not it?

He was once ravenous, in order that they feasted on elfin nut truffles with clean berry yoghurt, washed down with Dandelion tea, which Shamir served with almond wafers that have been so mild, they disappeared as they touched Charlie's tongue. The outdated wizard couldn't have deliberate the day higher, the terrible climate gave him an opportunity to speak to Charlie approximately his event in a manner he had by no means had the chance to do prior to. The surprise of the move among worlds had continuously made conversation most unlikely on all yet one prior celebration.

What i am hoping is that the door the opposite part nonetheless seems like its accomplice this part. We planted a similar configuration of timber over there, yet there is not any possible way of understanding whether or not they have stayed hidden and of their unique form. it is going to be as much as you and Pascal to trace it down. even if, for now, include me and i'm going to introduce you to the 2 timber that carry the door in position in this part. they're notable beings and very very nice," acknowledged Shamir, getting into the clearing. "Nice, I by no means notion i would right here you describe a tree as nice," laughed Charlie.

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