“This must be it,” shouted Min getting excited again.
If she had been a child she would have been jumping up and down on the spot.
“The green sward, you mean?” replied Cor who was just as excited but affecting the coolness of calm deliberation.
“Find the green sward beyond Hermit Hole…” recited Fran.
“…And follow it to the Throne of Stones,” finished Min then added, “and what’s that up ahead,” as she ran some way along the sward.
“It doesn’t look much like a throne to me,” said Cor.
“Nor me,” said Fran.
“Oh do come on!…” shouted Min, moving further and further away along the green sward. She turned on the crest of the rise and called back, “Hurry up, you two, I can see it!”
And then she disappeared…