Her excitement builds, after all this time, she has found it.
The magic grows the longer she holds the lantern and it courses through her body.
She can feel the power.
The light swirls around the lantern, in sparkly trails of star dust.
She is so intent on the lantern she misses the faint noise until it is to late.
Turning quickly she drops the lantern.
"No, it can't be!!!"...
...to be continued.