would have been well and truly dark by the time Marianne reached the
goblin castle if the moon had not been full and the sky clear of
clouds. The moon and stars were bright, exceptionally bright even for
a property that was somewhat removed from the lights of heavily
populated areas. What Bog had said about inhabiting a different
worlds made more sense when she stepped out into the night as a fairy
and found herself in a slightly altered reality where light pollution
and smog did not obscure the brilliance of the night sky.