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Fairies at the Threshold
part 5
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Fern started mumbling on the couch where she’d fallen asleep in dozens of different languages; ancient Japanese, Proto-Slavic, Proto-Indo-European, and many other tongues long forgotten by anyone alive. At first the words were barely audible even in the otherwise perfectly quiet house, so Perla barely stirred in the chair next to her sister. Than Fern’s whispers turned to shrieks and screams as she ranted and argued in dozens of different languages with the dozens of beings that had possessed her. Startled from the chair Perla ran to her sister's side and their parents came running down the stairs, but nothing they could do could wake Fern up.

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