By Steve Farley
Whilst Alec and the Black are employed to paintings as stunt doubles in a movie approximately Alexander and his horse, Bucephalus, they locate themselves on set within the distant mountains of the Greek/Bulgarian border. motion picture making comprises loads of ready, so that they set out for a morning of exploring. Chasing an elusive albino mare, the 2 locate themselves stuck in an underground river which drops them, half-drowned, beside a urban misplaced in time.
Revered at the beginning, they quickly detect that they're meant because the leisure at a bad ritual . . . sacrifices to the mythical flesh-eating mares within the coloseum of King Diomedes.
Another exciting new Black Stallion novel via Walter Farley's son, which proves that the paintings of writing an excellent horse tale is well within the genes!
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It’s a totally different species,” muttered Saar. Timonen patted one with his enormous hand. “They don’t look much different,” he said. ” Albrecht sighed. He knew what this meant. 60 60 60 Operation Robot Storm 30/3/10 14:35:01 Timonen piled the sheep onto his shoulders. ” said the fully laden yeti. ” “I’m starting to think that this obsession with yaks is unhealthy,” said Albrecht, staring at the towering pyramid of sheep ahead of them. Saar looked on in disbelief. “It’s a good job we don’t want anyone to see us,” he said sarcastically.
We should make a move,” said Saar. Timonen lifted his foot to rip a final piece of nail from his big toe with his teeth. Albrecht watched in horror as the big yeti swallowed it down. 55 55 55 Operation Robot Storm 30/3/10 14:34:57 “Ready,” said Timonen, standing up so that his head was pressed against the roof. He pushed down the broken wall with the touch of a finger. ” sniffed Timonen, as he marched out of the shack and stopped on the grassy slope. Saar gave Albrecht a tired look. “I’m not taking any responsibility for him,” he said, spiralling his scarf around his neck.
Something fishy’s going on,” growled Timonen, lowering the sheep from his shoulders one by one. “Look after this lot. ” A few large boulders sat atop the ice sheet, dragged from the hillside by the moving glacier. Using one of these as cover, Timonen slid to a halt and dropped to the ground. He peered round the boulder and saw movement at the base of the building. Suddenly, a pair of lights burst out of the gloom and moved as one, circling back and forth across the ground. Timonen turned back to alert his fellow yetis, but they were already at his side.