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A Message in a Bottle

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 15
Categories: Fantasy, Humor

Author

Nicholas Stuart
Gray

Appeared in

Mainly in Moonlight: Ten Stories of Sorcery and the Supernatural

Story Summary

While sitting lazily by a river, a young shepherd finds a bottle with a note inside from a princess begging to be saved. Working his way upstream he finds the princess but it is questionable whether she needs saving from the sorcerer that wafted her away, or whether he needs saving from her and her sharp tongue.