Jareth (A Labyrinth Prequel) Chapter 5
He jogged down the hill where he had stood talking to the Goblin King only moments before to the large stone walls. He was amazed at how smooth the stones were, whoever had cut them had to be the greatest mason to have ever lived. As much as he'd like to, however, he had no time to admire them. He pushed on through fields of blue-green grass and fountians, his eyes locked on the wall. Then came a noise above his thoughts, like the fluttering of a fly mixed with soft bells. He looked now to the fountians to see thousands of tiny lights dashing about the pools.
Faeries? he thought.
Sure enough they were floating back and forth along the pools staring at their own reflections. He supposed it was no more surprising than the Goblin King showing up from nowhere. He approached one, he'd herd tell that is if you captured on it would grant you a single wish.
And he knew exactly what to wish for.
His hand shot out at one speedily pinning its wings together within his fore-finger and thumb. The r