A short story introducing the race of trolls on Carthage. This is the story of Quagmire troll as she gets ready to retire to what the trolls believe is Troll Utopia. The reality is, of course, always much different than one expects. Join her grandchildren, Swamp and Mud Pie, as they see her off on her journey.
A Troll Tale: A Story from the World of Carthage
She shoved her way to the gate and pressed her face against the wooden slats. The encroaching darkness made it harder to see. As the wagon rolled out of sight, she saw something moving up the hill from them. ‘That doesn’t look like a troll,’ she thought. As it got closer, other trolls noticed it, too. Then one of the other trolls screamed.