young adult

Chapter 8 - The Door by Jim Lounsbury

“So tell me what I am dealing with! How am I supposed to know? Just guess?” He was getting sick of all the mysterious, rambling talk. All he wanted now was to understand exactly what was going on in the old hotel.

Darius stood. “Come with me. I will talk as we walk.” He brushed an invisible speck off his immaculate velvet jacket and gestured towards the door. Finnian picked up his crutches and clumsily pushed his way out of his seat.

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Chapter 6 - The Book of the Hotel by Jim Lounsbury

Finnian opened the cover of the book. The first page was printed and it had the name of the hotel and the date it had opened. 1898. The rest of the book was written in the same very neat hand writing, a flowing script that was difficult to read but beautiful to look at. There was a list of the hotel rules and regulations and a list of the original prices for the different rooms.

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Chapter 5 - Vali and Nari by Jim Lounsbury

“I don’t know. I think there is a problem with the time in the hotel. I think maybe it is both my time and your time.”

“Like, some sort of magic?” Finnian was dubious. He had seen some weird things over the last three days, but he wasn’t completely ready to believe in magic and fractures in time.

“Perhaps.”

“And Darius? Is he from your time?”

“He is from all time.”

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