From the moment young Egan arrives in Instep for the annual fair, he is entranced by the fable surrounding the misty peak of Kneeknock Rise: On stormy nights when the rain drives harsh and cold, an undiscovered creature raises its voice and moans. Nobody knows what it is—nobody has ever dared... read more
Egan is visiting his relatives in a small village named Instep. Instep has something strange going on. Every stormy night, from the top of Kneekncock Rise, you can hear a moaning that mistifies the whole village. People believe that there is a beast up in Kneeknock Rise. They call it the... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Egan is visiting his relatives in a small village named Instep. Instep has something strange going on. Every stormy night, from the top of Kneekncock Rise, you can hear a moaning that mistifies the whole village. People believe that there is a beast up in Kneeknock Rise. They call it the Megrimum.
In Istep, there is always an annual fair. This years fir is coming up. After days of anticipation, the villagers are enjoying the Instep fair, Hoping it will start to cloud up and rain. Eventually, it starts to rain, which is not a rarity in Instep. The Megrimum begins to moan and the whole village cheers. After the fair, Egan's annoying little cousin Ada dares him to climb up Kneeknock Rise. Egan becomes furious and says he will climb up the rise.
Egan starts to make his way up the rise. After he finnaly reaches the top, he finds his uncle Ott up there! Egans family said that Ott had been missing for weeks. Ott tells him that there is no Megrimum, it is just a spring in a cave. Egan and Ott begin to make thier way down the mountain on opposite sides. Egan tells his relatives that there is no Megrimum and he found Ott up there. Ada does not believe him about the Megrimum. Ott then walks in and greets everybody with hugs. That night it stared to rain. While Egan was up there, he threw a rock in the hole that made the moaning noise. But the moaning noise happened anyway. The following day Egan left and will never forget what he witnessed in Instep.
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