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The Magical Mimics in Oz

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Author: Jack Snow
Published: 1946
Language: English
Wordcount: 30,096 / 86 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.6
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Wizard of Oz
Downloads: 1,464
Added to site: 2009.08.19
mnybks.net#: 25042
Excerpt

r strange habit of constantly changing their shapes. They shifted restlessly from one form to another. Since they were creatures of evil, the shapes they assumed were all forms of the blackest evil and dread.

Even as Queen Lurline watched, fascinated by the strange spectacle, the Mimics shifted and changed and flitted from one loathsome shape to another. A monster bird with leathery wings and a horned head dropped to the ground, and in another second assumed the squat body of a huge toad with the head of a hyena, snarling with laughter. A crawling red lizard all of ten feet in length turned into a giant butterfly with black wings and the body of a serpent. A great, green bat with wicked talons alighted on a ledge not far from Queen Lurline and in an instant changed to a mammoth, hairy creature with the body of a huge ape and the head of an alligator.

The good Queen shuddered in spite of herself. What she had seen had only served to strengthen her resolution to protect the Oz people for all time

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