“Fairies are vain, selfish creatures. You may have noticed I drained all the fountains and the birdbaths outside. When they are full, the fairies assemble to stare at their reflection all day.”
“Is Kendra a fairy?” Seth asked.
Grandpa bit his lip and stared at the floor, obviously trying to choke back a laugh.
Fablehaven, Brandon Mull, 2007, 81
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