Justin Beghtol
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Flixi and her tribe are the most technologically advanced tree sprites the world has never seen. Their town has electricity, running water, in-house plumbing; all of it built in secret beneath a human dwelling they call the Great House. With humans long gone from the house, the worst the sprites have to worry about is the occasional hawk attack when venturing outside, or perhaps field mice stealing their food. It's a pleasant enough a life that none of them can quite remember why they ever left their tree or how they lost their magic. 

But when a new family buys the Great House, their little underhouse world is thrown into chaos. How will they hide from these new humans? What will they do if they find them? Should they abandon their town and return to their tree? And who are these humans? And why can't their little daughter stop crying at night? 

Flixi has so many questions! The elder Loriss seems to have all the answers, only he doesn't share them. He just assigns cryptic missions as part of something he forbids she call a plan. That just begs more questions. What exactly is Loriss up to? And how does he know so much? 

Tired of being treated like a child, Flixi's going to get some answers. Little does she know how many there are to find, or the danger everyone is in...
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Justin Beghtol
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Jul 5, 2015
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Fiction / Fantasy / Contemporary
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