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Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 8
Categories: Fantasy

Author

Joan C.
Holly

Appeared in

Demon Kind

Story Summary

An old couple who spent a lifetime gardening in the old servant house behind the deserted mansion always wanted a child. One spring they get their wish in a garden child, but in the Fall her golden red hair turns brittle and the hem of her dress tatters and, as quickly as she came, she is gone.