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There was once a man called Jack and he loved life so much he never wanted to die. He and his friends all lived in a little valley away from everybody.

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There was once a man called Jack and he loved life so much he never wanted to die. He and his friends all lived in a little valley away from everybody. One day Jack decided to go see the lady of the cave to ask if there was any way in which he could live forever. When he got there the woman said, "I know why you have come." Jack thought this woman was kind of scary but Jack didn't mind at all and she said, "But there is nothing I can do for you. If you go and see the man of the forest he is much older than me and he may be able to help." The next day Jack got up and started his walk to the man of the forest, but when he got there Jack ...read more.

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He is very old and wise he will know!' So he set on his way. It took him the whole day to walk there. He found the man lying drinking from the river and Jack introduced himself and asked the old man if he was going to live forever. The old man said, 'I will live until I drink this whole river dry.' But that wasn't good enough for Jack. So he went back home to bed. The next day he got up and said, "I know, I will go and see the man of the mountain." He set off. This was the longest journey of all, it took him two whole days to get there but he eventually made it and then he climbed the mountain, up to the man's castle. ...read more.

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There were tall buildings and things on four wheels that Jack didn't like at all, so Jack went home and was very sad about his old village. On his way back he saw an old man sitting by the side of the road next to an over turned carriage and in the carriage were lots of worn out shoes. The old man asked Jack to help him. "Please I can't lift my carriage back up can you help me?" But Jack said, "I am not allowed to get off my horse for any thing." But Jack felt sorry for the man and got off to help him. When the carriage was back on the road Jack asked, "What are all the worn out shoes were for?" The old man replied "My name is Death and these are the shoes I have worn out running after you..." ?? ?? ?? ?? Anthony Streames 08:25 08/05/2007 ...read more.

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