An Unwelcome Quest by Scott Meyer

By Scott Meyer

Ever because Martin Banks and his fellow laptop geeks stumbled on that truth is simply a working laptop or computer application to be fortunately hacked, they’ve been jaunting from side to side via time, posing as medieval wizards and having the epic adventures that different nerds can basically dream of getting. yet even of their wildest fantasies, they by no means anticipated to finish up on the mercy of the previous apprentice whom they despatched to felony for gross misuse of magic and all-around evil behavior.

Who knew that the vengeful Todd could get away, then conjure a working laptop or computer video game jam-packed with wolves, wenches, wastelands, and various harrowing hazards—and catch his hapless former pals within it? Stripped in their magic powers, the would-be wizards needs to courageous terrifying risks, technical system faults, and one another’s corporation in the event that they are looking to see medieval England—and their favourite sci-fi video clips on VHS—ever back. Can our heroes live on this magical secret torture? Or will it purely lead them and their pointy hats into extra peril?

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Mr. Cleary lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Cleary daydreamed his way from class to class until being introduced to poetry in third grade. Ironically, he is now found back in the classroom, as he’s shared his love of our rich language with 85,000 students in forty states. J. P. Sandy is right at home at The Laugh Stand. He has been creating cartoons and humorous illustrations for newspapers, magazines, and greeting cards for twenty-five years. Mr. Sandy and his wife have two sons and a dog and live in Rocky River, Ohio.

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