Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane (Underland Chronicles #2)

Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane (Underland Chronicles #2)


Genres: FantasyYoung Adult

Status: Full

Updated date: 09:00:53 12/08/2022

Description "Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane (Underland Chronicles #2)"

PART 1: The Mission Chapter 1 When Gregor opened his eyes he had the distinct impression that someone was watching him. He glanced around his tiny bedroom, trying to keep as still as possible. The ceiling was empty. Nothing on his dresser. Then he saw it sitting on the windowsill, motionless except for the delicate twitching of its antennas. A cockroach. "You're just looking for trouble," he said softly to the cockroach. "You want my mom to see you?" The cockroach rubbed its feelers together but made no attempt to run away. Gregor sighed. He reached for an old mayonnaise jar that held his pencils, emptied it on the bed, and in one swift move trapped the cockroach beneath it. He didn't even have to get up to do it. His bedroom wasn't actually a bedroom. Probably it was supposed to be some kind of storage space. Gregor's single bed was wedged into it so, at night, he came in the doorway and crawled straight up to his pillow. On the wall facing the foot of the bed, there was a little alcove with just enough room for a narrow dresser, although you could only open the drawers about eight inches. He had to do his homework sitting cross-legged on his bed with a board on his knees. And there was no door. But Gregor wasn't complaining. He had a window that looked