They can see the surface of the Earth through a hole in the rock but have no way of reaching it.
They can't go back and they can't go forward.
I was immediately intrigued.
When I was in university I bought the series.
It is still one of my most treasured possessions.
The intrepid Dorothy was a role model.
"But I am one of the greatest humbug wizards that ever lived and you will realize it when we have all starved together and our bones are scattered over the floor of this lonely cave."
"I don't believe we'll realize anything, when it comes to that," remarked Dorothy who had been deep in thought. "But I'm not going to scatter my bones just yet because I need them and you'll prob'ly need yours, too."
didn't know or were reluctant to impart.
Thanks to Oma Linda for giving me the idea of looking back and thanks to L. Frank Baum for telling the stories and John R. Neil for drawing the pictures.
What a ride!