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My plan have been to punch my method out of the monster. Gross, convinced, yet optimistically potent. i suppose that spell used to be nonetheless in my head, able to be brought on like a loaded gun. dealing with Camper Boy, i used to be livid, to not pointed out dazed and pressured; so while I intended to claim the English notice fist it got here out in historic Egyptian as a substitute: khefa. the sort of basic hieroglyph: You wouldn’t imagine it could actually reason lots hassle. once I spoke the observe, the logo blazed within the air among us. a tremendous fist the scale of a dishwasher shimmered into lifestyles and slammed Camper Boy into the subsequent county. I suggest I actually punched him out of his sneakers. He rocketed from the river with a noisy suck-plop! And the very last thing I observed was once his naked ft reaching get away pace as he flew backwards and disappeared from sight. No, I didn’t be ok with it. good … perhaps a tiny bit strong. yet I additionally felt mortified. whether the fellow used to be a jerk, magicians weren’t alleged to pass round sucker-punching young ones into orbit with the Fist of Horus. ‘Oh, nice. ’ I hit myself at the brow. i began to wade around the marsh, fearful that I’d really killed the fellow. ‘Man, I’m sorry! ’ I yelled, hoping he may pay attention me. ‘Are you –? ’ The wave got here out of nowhere. A twenty-foot wall of water slammed into me and driven me again into the river. I got here up spluttering, a terrible style like fish nutrition in my mouth. I blinked the gunk out of my eyes simply in time to work out Camper Boy jumping in the direction of me ninja-style, his sword raised. I lifted my khopesh to deflect the blow. I simply controlled to maintain my head from being cleaved in part, yet Camper Boy used to be powerful and fast. As I reeled backwards, he struck time and again. every time, i used to be in a position to parry, yet i'll inform i used to be outmatched. His blade used to be lighter and speedier, and – certain, I’ll admit it – he was once a greater swordsman. i wished to provide an explanation for that I’d made a mistake. I wasn’t quite his enemy. yet i wanted all my focus simply to continue from getting sliced down the center. Camper Boy, notwithstanding, had no difficulty conversing. ‘Now i am getting it,’ he acknowledged, swinging at my head. ‘You’re a few form of monster. ’ CLANG! I intercepted the strike and staggered again. ‘I’m now not a monster,’ I controlled. to overcome this man, I’d need to use greater than only a sword. the matter used to be I didn’t are looking to harm him. even though he was once attempting to chop me right into a Kane-flavoured fish fry sandwich, I nonetheless felt undesirable for beginning the struggle. He swung back, and that i had no selection. I used my wand this time, catching his blade within the criminal of ivory and channelling a burst of magic directly up his arm. The air among us flashed and crackled. Camper Boy stumbled again. Blue sparks of sorcery popped round him, as though my spell didn’t comprehend really what to do with him. Who was once this man? ‘You acknowledged the crocodile used to be yours. ’ Camper Boy scowled, anger blazing in his eco-friendly eyes. ‘You misplaced your puppy, i guess. probably you’re a spirit from the Underworld, come during the doorways of loss of life? ’ earlier than i'll even method that query, he thrust out his unfastened hand.