The children passed about rumors of small, magical beings that lived just beyond the church grounds. Many tales traveled though the town, though none had truly seen them.
"Mum told me they serve the Harvest Goddess like little waiters!"
"They're all colors of the rainbow so they can hide anywhere!"
"The grownups can't see 'em. Only we can!"
Rick felt foolish for he had never heard of the sprites before. "I heard they have tea parties in the church bell," exclaims Rick, "and make music and dance with sparkles!"
"Don't be a dummy," his sister sighs, "Dummy."