18 Horatio Grin of the Mages
Jack is contacted by the Mages who rescue children stolen by the
Mr Grin, assigns the beautiful Agnes Day to
The boys are instantly besotted with her.
Mister Grin talks about the fairies
“Forget everything you heard about little creatures with butterfly wings,” the old man began. “They are the product of Victorian storybook illustrators. Before that fairies were real people. Even the word fairy is wrong. It means enchantment, describing what they do, not who they are. They call themselves Elfin.”
from Chapter 12 The Book of Adam and Eve
Read a draft of Mr Grin's induction speech to the neophytes.
Taken from the Archives of the
Magi Temple of Central England