[But The Boy Protected Yorda From The Shadows-that-walk-alone. He Took Her Hand, Defended Her, Swung His Thin Arm, And Fought With His Tiny Frame, Driving Them Back. If The Shades Dragged Her Into Their Realm, She Would Once Again Become A Prisoner, And The Boy Would Turn To Stone, A Sad Adornment In The Castle. Yorda Knew This. But The Boy Did Not--even As He Did Not Know That Yorda Was The Property Of The Queen Of The Castle--and He Protected Her.]

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