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11 An important meeting(8分钟)

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Eleven  An important meeting

 

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 go-getter 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 go-getter asked,

"Your Majesty. Why do we have to get help from people?"

The Mouse Queen admired the go-getter 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 cannot 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 medecine. 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?" everyone was pleased.

"That old virtue!"

"It's her?" every one was surprised.

"How can we find her?" asked the go-getter.

"We don't have to find her. She will come herself."

"Come herself?" everyone was even more surprised.

 

"Why does she come to us herself?"

"She wants her grandson to turn back into a boy."

"well, we see," most of them understood.

"She has no choice but to cooperate with us." said the Mouse Queen.

"What about the little eater's father? Won't he come to us?" asked the go-getter.

"That fool knows nothing about the witch world. If I am right, he would beg the old virtue for help."

Now the Mouse Queen began to make arrangements.

She ordered the go-getter,

"From today on, you arrange some people to take turns to hide around the entrance of the hotel to keep watching, and some others at the dining hall around meal time. Report once the old virtu or the fool appear."

"Yes,Your Majesty!" said the go-getter.

The cadres were all happy and full of hope, they followed the go-getter out.

 

 

Every day the witch mice looked forward to the arrival of Grandma.

During the first several days, they were full of hope.

As time passed, they were more and more disappointed and began to doubt their leader's prediction.

One morning, as they were losing hope, the go-getter rushed in and reported,

"Your Majesty, the fool has entered the hotel!"

The witch mice were all excited.

At noon, a witch mouse spying around the dining hall came and reported,

"The fool went into the dining hall, made an order and left."

The go-getter said,

"Your Majesty. He must have had the food sent to the room for him to eat with the little eater."

The Mouse Queen nodded.

"What shall we do next?" the go-getter asked.

" Go on waiting for the old virtue."

She ordered the go-getter,

"You yourself go and spy around the hotel entrance with some people, once the old virtu arrives, report immediately."

"Yes,Your Majesty." the go-getter left. Indeed, in the afternoon, the go-getter rushed in excitedly.

"Your Majesty,there she is, you are really wise!"

In the evening, the witch mouse spying around the dining hall reported that Grandma and Mr. James were having a meal there.

The go-getter reported,

"Your Majesty, before the meal, the fool sent some food to the room, which means that the two boy mice must be in the room. What shall we do?"

The Mouse Queen meditated for a while and said,

"The old virtu will surely appear around the hotel to give us a chance to negotiate with her, spy around the hotel and find their routines."

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