“Nutcrackers are brimming with magical powers. It’s long been said that if a wish is made at the exact moment a nut is being cracked, when the stars shine bright and the wind rustles his beard, and you can almost hear the sparkling of Christmas magic in the air all around, the nutcracker will grant the wish. Try it!”
Instantly, the white wish hovering next to Bob turned a shimmering silver and began to glow intensely.
“Bob Trundle, have you made your wish already?” Santa chuckled.
“I couldn’t help it!” said Bob, panicking.
Everyone gasped as a bright red Christmas jumper appeared in his hands. Flashing lights were knitted into the wool, and there was a large, shiny Christmas bauble in the centre. With shaking hands, Bob pressed the bauble and ‘Jingle Bells’ began to play, the music echoing around the forest.
I flipped through the pages and bumped onto this hilarious page 20.
Well, I bet you’ll never guess.
Grant’s magic wishy word is…. ALAKA-BLAM-a-BUMWHISTLE!
YEs, Grant shouted ‘ALAKA-BLAM-a-BUMWHISTLE!’ in front of Queen Mizelda, and instead of creating a fancy-pants birthday cake Grant turned her into a birthday SNAKE instead.
I had Random.org select a page number and it decided on page 207.
“Where are we?” Tanya asked.
“I told you,” Don said impatiently. We’re in an inbetween. It’s a sort of… pocket, if you like. Not quite our world and not quite the fairy realm, either, but somewhere, well… in between the two. Discreet and tucked away, for those who don’t want to be easily found. They can only be reached by certain portals which are also inbetweens.”