Wilkinshire

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iUniverse, Nov 11, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 188 pages
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Though few in the medieval kingdom of Wilkinshire have seen the legendary dragon known as Bogotah, many fear him. Stories passed down for generations tell of his capability to breathe fire, spread deadly disease, and consume livestock and people to appease his insatiable appetite. Even so, Bogotah upholds his duty to guard the kingdom and his treasured secret.

After the assassination of their lord, the residents of Wilkinshire line the muddy street to meet their new rulers. Appointed to reconstruct the battered kingdom, Lord Philip and his wife, Lady Rachelle, are in disbelief at the magnitude of their undertaking as poverty-stricken citizens greet them with rotted teeth, filthy clothing, and pathetic living conditions. As the lord and lady settle into their new residence, Lord Philip is confronted with the peasants’ belief that Bogotah is to blame for Wilkinshire’s misfortunes. In order to put the citizen’s superstitions to rest, he must discover who is responsible for the kingdom’s bad luck.

Meanwhile, Lord Thaddeus of Lancaster, an evil soul consumed by greed, waits for the opportune moment to claim Wilkinshire for himself. Spurred on by a voracious desire to obtain the legendary Treasure of Wilkinshire, he will stop at nothing to obtain it.

Only time will reveal the fate of the kingdom and of the spectacular treasure hidden somewhere within its walls.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
5
Chapter 3
17
Chapter 4
21
Chapter 5
35
Chapter 6
45
Chapter 7
51
Chapter 8
59
Chapter 13
97
Chapter 14
108
Chapter 15
116
Chapter 16
120
Chapter 17
135
Chapter 18
141
Chapter 19
147
Chapter 20
154

Chapter 9
66
Chapter 10
68
Chapter 11
78
Chapter 12
87
Chapter 21
160
Medieval Glossary
173
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