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By Ernest J. Gaines

An affectionate and comic story set within the “black quarter" of a Southern sugar cane plantation within the Forties and advised through a toddler named Eddie, who watches his mom depart his father over his preoccupation along with his automobile, which his father eventually burns to the floor at the suggestion of a voodoo lady to get his spouse back.

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He glanced over at Emmy, praying she’d back him up on this. ” he added. ” Out of the corner of his eye, he could see Trinity wince and he regretted being so crass. But he was on a roll now, and the words kept tumbling from his lips. “What was the point of rescuing her anyway, if you’re going to just let her rot away in a barn for the rest of her life? Seriously, she would have been better off with the Dracken. ” Trinity gave him a horrified look. “That’s not fair,” she protested. indd 32 6/19/14 11:59 AM SHATTERED himself now.

Seriously, she would have been better off with the Dracken. ” Trinity gave him a horrified look. “That’s not fair,” she protested. indd 32 6/19/14 11:59 AM SHATTERED himself now. “Not to poor Emmy anyway. You say you care about her? ” And with that, he stormed off, leaving them behind, heading back to the house with hurried steps. He could feel Trinity reaching out to him with her mind, desperate to continue the conversation, but he quickly slammed down the walls, shutting her out of his head. He didn’t want to hear her excuses.

Half the time he didn’t know why he bothered trying. He watched as his twin turned to observe Emmy, who looked back at him with cagy eyes. He stifled a laugh. He secretly enjoyed the fact that Hot Wings still didn’t completely trust Connor, and for good reason too. Once upon a time—­not long ago in fact—­it had been Connor’s mission to slaughter the poor dragon before she could even hatch from her shell, in an attempt to send her race hurtling back into extinction. indd 30 6/19/14 11:59 AM SHATTERED the planet, Connor would never become an Emmy super fan.

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