By Rev. W. Awdry
Illus. in complete colour. simply 50 phrases inform how Thomas the Tank Engine races Gordon, an important engine, to determine who can get to the opposite part of the hill first. incorporated is a web page of cut-out mini studying cards--one for every notice within the story.
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The wind hated them for cheating it. The air beneath the roof was thick with sand, and the sand had faces in it, gargoyle faces, film-eyed and browless, with great snapping teeth. Kill! The hounds killed. Part of the roof ripped away. Runners were there, kicking, tearing. Their strength was appalling. The hounds killed, but some of the Runners plummeted down through the holes, onto the prey beneath. The Yur had placed the Wandsmen in a corner and formed a human wall across their front. They had only their hands to fight with.
The deep-shared warmth of being was enough, for as long as they could have it. On the second day after leaving the Wandsmen's Road, the character of the desert began to change. Underlying ridges rose up and became hills. The restless dunes gave place to eroded plains gashed with old dry riverbeds. Stark and his people rode through a haunted land. There had been cities here. Not so many as in the darklands, which had been rich and fertile in their day, nor so large, but cities nonetheless, and their bones still lay along the riverbanks.
His eyes widened. "The Lords Protector? " Gelmar said, "This off-worlder has pulled down the Citadel, Ekmal. " A stillness came over the Hooded Men. They stood stiff and stricken in the wind. Ekmal wailed and lifted his hands to the sky. "The Dark Man has fulfilled the prophecy. He has destroyed the Citadel, and there will be no more keeping of the road above Yurunna. He has destroyed us, the hereditary Keepers, the First-Come of Kheb. Our wives and our sacred mothers, our tall sons and blue-eyed daughters, all will die.