Help me defeat my sister and I will see you safely returned home.
The White Witch kept her word, I guess. But time must have gone different there, ‘cause when we woke up in the field out back, the house was boarded up and there was a ‘for sale by bank’ sign out front and ma and pa weren’t nowhere to be found.
Blackie was gone, too. I’m not sure Evelyn will ever get over that stupid dog. But I’m smart, and I’m tough, and I can take care of her. I’m eight whole years older, so it’s my job.