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第十一章 重要会议(1)(9分钟)

2011-5-17 16:10| 发布者: 赵主任| 查看: 1177| 评论: 0

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Chapter Eleven
An important Meeting(1)

 

After everything had been arranged well, the Mouse Queen held a meeting with the cadres to discuss the way of their turning back into humans.
"Your Majesty. Do we have a way of becoming human again?" the assistant asked.
"Yes." the Mouse Queen was quite sure this time,which was very encouraging.
"That's great!" everyone was very happy.
"But we need help from people." the Mouse Queen said,
feeling a delicacy about it.
"Who will help us?"
"People will kill us once they see us."
"If we talk to people, our secret will be exposed."
"What shall we do?"
They kept asking different questions and really felt it impossible to get help from people.
Then the assistant asked,
"Your Majesty. Why do we have to get help from people?"
The Mouse Queen admired the assistant for she had asked the right question.

 

She explained,
"I could make up mouse-maker to turn a person into a mouse,
I also know how to make up the medicine to turn the mouse back into a person again.
I have figured out a formula, but we can not make it up without people's help."
"Why not?" asked the assistant.
"First of all, we need a big iron pot which can hold 90 pounds of liquids.
We can not move such a heavy pot."
The witch mice looked at each other, they really could not move it.
"Besides, the formula needs more than a hundred of different ingredients including 3 pounds of baby's hair,3 pounds of deciduous teeth,3 pounds of baby's nail clippings."
"We also need a very important ingredient which can be bought only in China."
"what is it?"
"Powder of human's afterbirth."
"Powder of human's afterbirth!"
"This is a kind of Chinese medicine. An afterbirth is dried and ground into powder.
We have to eat it if we want to become human again,"

 
 

The witch mice now understood very well that they did need help from humans.
Even if anyone were willing to help,
he would have to spend much time and money.
"But who would help us?" they asked.
They all stared at their leader for the answer.
"Only one person can help us." after a pause, the Mouse Queen said positively.
"Who?" Every one was pleased.
"That old oracle!"
"It's her?" every one was surprised.
"How can we find her?" asked the assistant.
"We don't have to find her. She will come herself."
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