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Arriman the Awful, the handsome, single Wizard of the North is tired. He has absolutely exhausted himself blighting and smiting, blasting and wuthering, and doing everything he could to keep darkness and sorcery in the land. When a gypsy informs him that the new Wizard of the North cometh soon, Arriman is overjoyed at the prospect of retiring to a vacation villa in the south. However, the new Wizard doesn't cometh.
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In desperation, Arriman decides to marry so that he can train his son as his heir. He cannot marry just any witch, of course, the witch that he weds must be wildly wicked so that their son will be thoroughly black. A contest is devised: whoever performs the darkest piece of magic will become his bride. Belladonna, the smallest, youngest witch of the coven, wants desperately to win, as she has fallen in love with Arriman. But she has one problem - she is a good witch and cannot perform black magic no matter how hard she tries. Just when she is about to despair, her salvation arrives in the form of a dirty little orphan and his magicial earthworm. What follows will make readers laugh aloud as they follow Belladonna's desperate efforts to become a bad girl!

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Romance    -   Yes Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   coping with mental/magical powers Parody    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   mage/magician If magical mental powers:    -   can cast many different spells


Earth setting:    -   current (early 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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