By Piers Anthony
Jordan was once a ghost in citadel Roogna now. even if as soon as he have been the main valorus of knights--that is, till he used to be betrayed through wily magicians and the lady he loves. Now, if he purely can consider how he used to be killed, he will have the ability to reassemble his physique. And he's getting impatient....
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Ivy had always known the ghosts of Castle Roogna, but hadn't thought to question them about their lives. " "She's still here, of course. " "Oh, Renee! I hear her singing sometimes. " "Yes, she is often sad. But she's a wonderful person. " Ivy chided him. " Millie the Ghost had been a resident of Castle Roogna for eight centuries, until restored to life. She had married the Zombie Master and now had twin teen-aged children, Hiatus and Lacuna, who on occasion baby-sat for Ivy. "That was prehistoric," Ivy said shortly.
We were near the north- east border of Xanth, beside what was later to become known as the Ogre Fen, but at that time the ogres were far away, still migrating clumsily northward. My boots tended to bog down in the interminable reaches of the fen, and I soon realized that it was a long way to the heart of Xanth, where the fabulous Castle Roogna stood. It would take me forever or so to get there by foot, and I found I really didn't like walking. I needed a ride. That was a problem. There weren't any centaurs in our isolated region of Xanth, and dragons did not make good steeds—they tended to conspire to carry their pas- sengers inside their bodies instead of outside—and I was afraid to fly with a flying creature; never could be quite sure where one of those might drop you off.
Anyway, the little bird- brained lizards were getting stabbed by flying stone needles, and it served them right. Ivy caught a flicker of something just off the edge of her vision. It looked like a swishing horse's tail. The day mare! Imbri had brought her the nice, violent day-dream, but now the mare had to gallop off to her next delivery. There was a yowl. Ivy looked up. The kitty-hawk had come quite close to her and was having some kind of problem. The parts of it had intensified, the cat-head and feet becoming more feline and the bird-wings and tail more avian.