By Stephen Cole, Adam Blade
Unusual issues are occurring in Tom's village. First, the horses have been attacked. Then, the river dried up. Now, the final of the vegetation has mysteriously burnt to the floor. everyone seems to be terrified. yet Tom isn't afraid. He's consistently dreamed of a quest-a genuine quest!-and vows to visit the king and convey aid for them all.
But Tom quickly learns that his village isn't the just one in hassle. everyone is in hassle all around the nation. wish is almost misplaced. that's, until eventually Tom is distributed at the maximum quest of all--the Beast Quest.
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Sticking to the shadows and staying just about the partitions, Tom carefully explored the palace. A scrumptious scent of roasting meat and greens got here wafting towards him via a door that used to be a bit of ajar. His belly growled. It gave the look of a long time considering the fact that his meal of bread and cheese the day earlier than. The palace kitchens needs to be in there, he stated to himself. My excuse already labored as soon as. might be if i'm going in, I’ll give you the chance of having to King Hugo. “Act such as you personal the place,” he muttered, marching as much as the door. “Then not anyone will query what you’re doing the following. ” pleasure and worry beat via him. might he escape with it? All he knew used to be that the way forward for his village trusted it! once Tom walked in, he used to be struck via a warmth so fierce it reminded him of the forge at domestic. large iron cauldrons hung over open fires. Red-cheeked maids milled approximately, stirring the steaming stews and laying out meals on silver platters. an immense, doughy girl bustled as much as him, blond curls escaping from her lacy cap. “Ah! ” she cried. “You has to be the hot kitchen boy the Chamberlain despatched. ” “What? Oh, definite, that’s right,” Tom agreed speedy. “I’m Cook,” the girl endured. “Thank goodness you’re right here! serving women are off ill and the king’s supper is nearly able to be served. ” “The king’s supper? ” Tom gulped. “You wish me to serve meals to the king? ” “You? Don’t be daft, the pinnacle usher has a tendency to him! ” prepare dinner gave a hearty chortle. “But the king is eating along with his lords and girls of the interior Council this night. You shall support to serve them what little meals we've got left! ” She wiped her nostril at the again of her hand, then threw a handful of herbs right into a cauldron. Tom couldn’t think the foodstuff shortages have been affecting the palace. the concerns have been even worse than he had imagined. In a daze, Tom cook dinner over to the place platters of meals waited, prepared for serving. A steward gave Tom a short lesson in balancing the platter along with his handheld excessive above his head. Then he became on his heel. Tom him and the opposite servants as much as the beaten-bronze doorways of the royal eating chamber. the top usher led the way in which within and Tom’s middle beat quicker. there has been King Hugo himself, seated at a protracted desk lit through tall candles. He was once surrounded by way of grim-faced lords and women. Tom felt his breath capture in his throat. He had someway controlled to trick his method into the very middle of the palace! This used to be definitely his likelihood to speak to the king. yet, taking a look at the majestic determine on the head of the desk, Tom all of sudden felt anxious. What should still he say? should still he bow? What if King Hugo had him thrown into the dungeon? be mindful each person at domestic, he instructed himself. You can’t again out now. Squaring his shoulders, he carried his platter to the some distance finish of the desk. a brief, aged guy with a wispy white beard sat there. He was once wearing a dress of light crimson silk, a pointed hat perched upon his head. The outdated man’s grey eyes looked as if it would glow within the candlelight, as vibrant because the jewel he wore on a series approximately his neck. i assumed purely wizards dressed like that, Tom concept to himself.