Demons Don't Dream (Xanth, Book 16)

By Piers Anthony

Liked by way of hundreds of thousands of readers world wide, Piers Anthony's Xanth novels are one of the preferred delusion adventures ever released. Demons Don't Dream begins an exhilarating new Xanth series, as a couple of younger adventurers play for the top stakes of all: the way forward for Xanth--and of Earth as well!

Drawn into Xanth by means of a harmless-looking computing device online game, youngsters locate themselves competing for a invaluable prize: Dug, who's beguiled via a gorgeous serpent-princess, and Kim, who discovers her favourite myth realm has by surprise develop into frighteningly real.

In a determined race opposed to time, dug and Kim conflict their manner around the wondrous, perilous land of Xanth, trying out their braveness opposed to dozens of fearsome stumbling blocks (and their wits opposed to a number of outrageous puns!) but if treachery, possibility, and deceit position Xanth itself in danger, Dug and Kim examine that a few issues are extra vital than successful or losing.

A breathtaking, madcap quest choked with fearsome monsters and far-fetched enjoyable, Demons Don't Dream is classic Xanth, an unforgettable escapade from fantasy's such a lot resourceful storyteller.

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Now she remembered Fracto, with contempt. "I'm now not frightened of any ol' cloud! " A obscure face shaped at the cloud. "I heeeard thaaaht! " Fracto puffed. "So what? you are only a bag of wind. " "Ixnay," Jenny was once murmuring. "Don't paintings him up. " however it was once too past due. The indignant cloud used to be swelling up like a toad with gasoline, looming over diem. Already the 1st chilly gusts of wind have been coming, bearing the 1st fats drops of water. Fracto's mouth pursed and blew out a far fiercer wind, containing flecks of sleet. They have been in for it "I'm sorry," Kim stated, understanding that this may certainly be mischief.

I am out in Mundania! " he spoke back. Then, remembering, he typed it at the keyboard. there has been a pause. used to be he getting via? The reveal remained darkish, with the exception of the faint glow the place a speech balloon will be. DUG! IS that you simply? I CANT SEE YOU. "My display went blank," he stated as he typed it WHAT occurred? there has been no element in attempting to cover it "I attempted to determine you," he typed. "In the buckle at the knapsack. i am relatively sorry, and that i make an apology. I deserved my punishment. " The monitor brightened. Now he might see Nada, clothed, status beside the river.

Human. participant, video game. girl. younger. Kim. " His brow further a wrinkle. "Now, that's attention-grabbing. " He glanced up at Kim. "Your maximum wish replaced lately. " That used to be one entire reference tome! "I feel it did, sir," she confessed meekly. "No topic. visit the world of the gourd. you'll find it there. " Bubbles wagged her tail. "The gourd? " Kim requested a little bit blankly. "That is the world of goals, obtainable by way of a undeniable number of gourd," Nada stated. "I can locate one for you. " Kim had recognized that.

They have been strolling east, continuing alongside the isthmus towards significant Xanth. simply because this used to be a video game, mere was once guaranteed to be one other problem quickly. issues by no means simply carried alongside easily, in video games. That used to be why he had sought after offers and guns, although Nada had claimed mat they have been pointless. She had acknowledged mat mere have been many tilings to devour alongside the best way, and that it used to be her task to guard him from damage, so he do not need to guard himself. yet he did not want to rely on the largess of the land for foodstuff; an outstanding online game may see mat they wound up hungry at some point soon.

Kim remembered how Jenny had warned her opposed to messing with the ogres, and looking back she favored that recommendation greater than she had in futurespect. Henceforth she might pay extra heed to the recommendation of her significant other. "Because of the weather. " Kim remembered. "Oh, sure! these 5 areas in north-central Xanth. Air, fireplace, Water, Earth, and the Void, going from south to north. " "What? " Jenny requested, seeming burdened. "What's the matter? " "That's now not the order. " "Of path it really is! I learn it within the visible consultant.

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