Tomtra and his 100th removed cousin, Mangus, have inherited a faery burgh in Lapland, Finland. After 100 years of living together, Tomtra is at his wits end with his disgruntled, grumpy cousin. When he goes to the King of the Waning Year's home in search of advice, the King suggests that he be a traveler and sends him off to Sweden...This book is the prequel to the faery folk series.
"Give me that! Nyt !" I cried as Mangus and I fought over who would light the hearth. We were struggling over the flint box and it was quite a tussle as he pulled one way and I the other.
" Ei --you give it to me, Tomtra!!" Mangus' pinched face looked even more pinched as he worked up a sweat in the scuffle.
I had just gotten back from an errand and was carrying in my butter jug when I saw him getting ready to...