Terry Pratchett

“Polly?' Said Wazzer.


'You don't believe in The Duchess, do you? I mean the real Duchess, not your inn.'

Polly looked into the small, pinched, intense face.

'Well I mean, they say she's dead, and I prayed to her when I was small, but since you asked I don't exactly, um, believe as-' She gabbled.

'She is standing just behind you. Just behind your right shoulder.'

In the silence of the wood, Polly turned. 'I can't see her,' she said.

'I am happy for you,' said Wazzer, handing her the empty mug.

'But I didn't see anything,' said Polly.

'No,' said Wazzer. 'But you turned around.”

Terry Pratchett, Monstrous Regiment
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Monstrous Regiment (Discworld, #31; Industrial Revolution, #3) Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett
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