By Piers Anthony
There's difficulty in Xanth back. the distance Dragon had escaped and used to be ravaging around the land, the forget-spell was once inflicting mass amnesia, three-year previous Ivy used to be headed correct for a hungry dragon. may issues get any worse? Probably....
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It's some sort of Mundane device called a jerk box,” he explained. ” “Juke box,” Amolde corrected him gently. “My friend Ich abod the Mundane arranged to import it, and Humfrey found a spell to make it operate here. ” “If that's Mundane music, I'm glad I live in Xanth,” Irene muttered. ” Dor inquired of the Zom bie Master. The dour man nodded. “Yes. ” “They have forgotten who they are and where they're going,” the Zombie Master explained. “It is as if they have just been bom—but they possess all their faculties.
They rode on in slightly awkward silence, the two centaurs choosing the path. Irene glanced at her husband and child. Dor had been young and gangling when she had arranged to become engaged to him, and still somewhat unprepossessing when she had finally managed to marry him five years ago, even though he was a full Magician. She remembered their nuptials with a certain fondness; they had been in the zombie graveyard at Castle Roogna. Most of those zombies were gone now, having perished at the brutal hands of the invading Mundanes.
The zombie dropped a chunk of sodden flesh from some where on its anatomy within the tux and went to a window. After some struggle, since its muscles were mostly rotten, it got the window open. Then it shuffled out. Just in time! A flying carpet glided in, supporting two fig ures. The Good Magician had at last arrived. The carpet landed on the floor with a bump. Humfrey and his son sat there. The Good Magician was a small, wrinkled gnome of a man with a bare pate and thicklensed glasses. Hugo was evidently following the pattern of his father; though his skin was smooth, his head fairhaired, and his face innocent, he was very small for his age and already somewhat gnarled.
Dragon on a Pedestal (Xanth Novels) by Piers Anthony