The 25th Story in the Adventures of the Ambrosial Dragon: A Children’s Fantasy Series
“What?” Landon was surprised to still be alive. Somehow, when he heard the coin in his head say it was hungry, he thought it was hungry for him and that in some magical way, he was being eaten.
He sat up and looked around. It was darker than night. He was on an island on a plateau near the highest point.
The sky was black. The water all around the island was black. The island itself was made out of black rocks and dirt. Worst of all, he knew where he was. He’d been here before.
“The island on the River Styx, the River of Death.”