Drowned Wednesday (Keys to the Kingdom, Book 3)
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Everyone is after Arthur Penhaligon. Strange pirates. Shadowy creatures. And Drowned Wednesday, whose gluttony threatens both her world and Arthur's.
With his unlimited imagination and thrilling storytelling, Garth Nix has created a character and a world that become even more compelling with each book. As Arthur gets closer to the heart of his quest, the suspense and mystery grow more and more intense. . . .
calls in the Border Sea,” said one of the Denizens. “Exchange got flooded and they never built a new one on the high ground.” “Shut yer trap, One-Ear,” instructed the leader. He turned back to Arthur. “You want to come aboard the Moth as a passenger, then?” “That’s your ship?” asked Arthur. “The Moth?” “Aye, the Moth,” replied a Denizen who had a shark’s toothy mouth tattooed around his own. “What’s wrong with that? Moths can be extremely frightening. If you get trapped in a cupboard with a
the table. It was labeled THE BORDER SEA and was nearly all blue water, with occasional small flecks of land, each neatly marked in tiny cursive script. Arthur looked over the map eagerly, taking in place names like Port Wednesday, the Triangle, Mount Last, and Swirleen Deep. At first glance, he couldn’t see anything labeled Feverfew’s Secret Harbor, so he went back to the top left corner to start a systematic search up and down, only to be interrupted as Longtayle carefully placed a small ivory
come through by bottle. However, there is a representative from Dame Primus aboard the Balaena. She has probably brought messages for you.” “She?” asked Arthur eagerly. “Is her name Suzy Turquoise Blue?” Longtayle took a paper scroll from the pocket of his coat, unrolled it, and scanned the text. “No name,” he said. “Just ‘a representative from Dame Primus.’” “I hope it is Suzy,” said Arthur. “No one else has come aboard the sub as well, have they? Like a tall, grizzlebearded old guy with a
surface yet again, and came spluttering back out. “You mean it can actually do something?” “So legend has it,” replied Sunscorch. “Doctor Scamandros would know, but he is gone now, like our late Captain Catapillow.” “I hope Scamandros is still alive,” said Arthur. “The Balaena probably just had to leave for some reason…oh! You don’t know. The Doctor survived the battle with Feverfew. He escaped to me, and…I’ll tell you later. How exactly does legend say this disc worked?” “You speak into it,
enough?” “Okay,” said Arthur. “Even if she is shrinking, we don’t want to tempt her with lots of Denizens to eat up. So I’m going to take the Carp and swim towards her, and everyone else can swim off at a right angle. Okay?” “No way,” said Leaf. “I’m sticking with you, Arthur. You’re my ticket home.” “I want to see what happens,” said Suzy. “Besides, if she’s normal size we might be able to help fight her, if we have to.” “Sunscorch, can you at least start organizing all the Denizens to swim