Nick Ruth’s The Dark Dreamweaver is about a preteen boy, David, who travels to Remin. He is there to help an old wizard, Houdin. Houdin is under a curse. Evil Thane is the wizard who placed the curse on Houdin.
A curse unlike a spell is permanent until it is removed by the curser or the curser is destroyed. During the course of the story Houdin teaches David some wizard spells. Here is a list of the spells used in The Dark Dreamweaver. Get out your magic wand and spectrum. Try your hand at a couple of spells.
The Dark Dreamweaver Spells
The spell creates water.
The spell creates blasts of cold air.
The spell creates a contact with Michelle and Fred.
The spell creates a contact with Kira. It is like a cell call.
The spell heals wounds.
The spell shrinks items.
The spell creates a dry path over quicksand.
The spell creates fire.
The spell creates light.
The spell creates juices in dried fruit.
The spell creates an invisible wall.
The spell creates a wall of energy.
The spell changes a human into a sea serpent.
The spell expands items.
This spell transfers people from Earth to Remin.
The spell creates a beam of heat which is as hot as the sun.
The spell creates a force which causes objects to levitate and move.
The spell creates a link from mind to another allowing communication without talking out loud.
The spell creates a whirlwind which envelopes and binds a person. The whirlwind is so tight the person can not move their arms.
The spell creates a swirl of wind to move objects.
Read the next book in The Remin Chronicles, The Breezes of Inspire. David with his cousins has more adventures this time in Sir-Heads-Alot's world, Inspire.
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