Rubbing to edges and corners bumped. Covers creased.
"You all know the Black Castle," began the Secretary of the Prisioners' Aid Society. Every mouse in the hall shuddered. And as she told of her daring plan to rescue the poet from its dark walls, they all sat in stunned silence. So it was that three brave mice - pampered little Miss Bianca, Bernard the good-hearted kitchen boy mouse and the sturdy sailor mouse Nils, set out on their hair-raising attempt to rescue the poor, languishing poet.