Castle Kidnapped (Castle Perilous, Book 3) by John DeChancie

By John DeChancie

Citadel Perilous is a magic citadel choked with secret and experience, yet occasionally even magic castles can move awry. this actual citadel has the ability to ship its site visitors to 144,000 trade worlds, every one an attractive voyage to the unknown. yet every one voyage turns out to backfire. desktop whiz child Jeremy is caught on a planet of golf-playing dinosaurs. Gentrified Gene unearths himself a on a planet overrun with amazon ladies the place the queen has taken a selected shine to him and in simple terms Lord of the citadel Incarnadine can cease this witty insanity from shaking fortress abducted to its foundations.

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Me washing the pots and doing the ironing, Stephen lying on the sofa with a can of lager in one hand and his genitals in the other, watching Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Does the Funniest Things, and the children all safely tucked up in bed looking at their internet porn. I really am blessed. February 1 Tuesday Oh dear. Poor Brangelina's still having nightmares. They began a few weeks ago after her teacher mysteriously spontaneously combusted. She was really quite traumatised, particularly as she was the only child in the classroom at the time.

26 Saturday Spent a good five hours rummaging around in the attic. Once I'd finally negotiated the dust, cobwebs and back issues of Ladybitz Monthly, it was quite an eye-opener. My first find was a huge, ancient portrait of someone I assume was Stephen's great-grandfather, although he's never mentioned him. Whoever it was looked almost identical to Stephen, only 50 years older. Fifty years and five hours by the time I'd finished up there, oddly . . I also stumbled across a few hundred metres of toy train and Scalextric track, countless marbles, several fingerless Action Men and dozens of Panini sticker albums, but the most exciting find of all was a large wooden chest.

I'd start today but Stephen's taken the ladder on his window-cleaning round - apparently he lost the other one. In a game of poker. 25 Friday Stephen spent the evening in the Dog & Duck, crawling home around midnight. Unusually, I had a lovely, undisturbed night's rest. Stephen was asleep as soon as the pillow hit his head. 26 Saturday Spent a good five hours rummaging around in the attic. Once I'd finally negotiated the dust, cobwebs and back issues of Ladybitz Monthly, it was quite an eye-opener.

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