The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Glinda of Oz by L. Frank Baum:|
Flatheads would conquer us, for then we would be free
from our dreadful Queen; but I do not wish to see the
three transformed fishes destroyed, for in them lies
our only hope of future happiness."
"Ozma will take care of you, whatever happens,"
Dorothy assured her. But the Lady Aurex, not knowing
the extent of Ozma's power -- which was, in fact, not
so great as Dorothy imagined -- could not take much
comfort in this promise.
It was evident there would be exciting times on the
morrow, if the Flatheads really attacked the Skeezers
Glinda of Oz