Pipperwhill said to the Fireflies, the Hummingbirds and
the Butterflies. "What are those down there?"
"They are the
Faerie Dragon's eggs." said a very old butterfly as she
headed toward the Ancient Gate. "Be very careful they are
not disturbed. Only the Dragon knows how to care for his
"Do you lay
eggs, Butterfly and if so, where are they and what do they
Pipperwhill. I lay my eggs on the leaves in this Ancient
Garden. This is a place that many come to for birth. It is
the cycle of life."
I must find
Unicorn and talk to him about this." said the little elf.
"This is most amazing and very strange." Pipperwhill
jumped from the mushroom and ran as fast as her little
legs could carry her to where Unicorn was.
"She may not
return for a long time." said the Butterfly to the
Hummingbird. "Unicorn will tell her that this birthing
place is too precious for her to come here to play. But
one day, when she is many times older, she may find
herself back here again and then she will understand how
wonderful the Ancient Gardens are."
"I hope not!"
worry." smiled Butterfly. "Of all the Elves in our land,
Pipperwhill is the most curious but because of her
curiosity, she never stays long in one place. One day she
may return and by then she could have a
little elf of her own."
nearer to Butterfly and sat upon a twig. "Do you remember
when she jumped on my back for a ride?" said Hummingbird
excitedly. "I could not bear to carry two elves!"
"What about the
saddle she tried to harness onto me?" replied Butterfly.
"I guess we will have to wait and see what she will do
next, but for now with her away, we will enjoy our
sanity!" said Butterfly, and with that, they both nodded
off in a blissful sleep.