16 Vivian vulture V v
Very vexed, the king and Norbert had been watching Zettelwitz' trick with the
cloud.Vicious vipers, victory - Vivian, become a V!
"I don't know where this villain can have vanished to!" Kalinko groaned.
"It's vital that he doesn't magic the whole zoo!"
"Perhaps we shouldn't provoke him", said Norman. "I vote that we invite him to
"Zettelwitz, don't be a shrinking violet! Come out!"
"We won't visit any vengeance on you", vowed the king. "What do you say?"
But our vain wizard simply wouldn't stop while there was a vacant space in his alphabet.
He thought victory was virtually in his grasp, even though he only had 15 letters so far.
"You won't vanquish me", he said.
"Can you see that vulture hovering in front of a cloud? Doesn't she look like a
V? I'll show you!"
A VOICE LIKE A VOLCANO! A VIVID FLASH!
Vivian the vulture veered down to the ground and then vanished. A large V lay on the ground!
"Victim number 16!", vaunted Zettelwitz. "4 x 4 = 16"
K Z A M B T P L Q
G J C E W V
Poor Vivian didn't volunteer
What? Venture down there? Never fear!
Old Zettel has a deadly aim,
too bad her flying was in vain.
Cape Vulture by Jill Adams
Table Mountain Wizard www.RosieBreuer.com © Rosemarie Breuer