Trouble in Banjo

by Uday Ahuja

Once there befell a calamity on the kingdom of Banjo.

The kingdom got all its water from a fresh water stream. Suddenly, one day, the water in the stream started flowing so fast that even engineer boats going towards the mountains were pulled in the opposite direction, towards the dangerous waterfall.

This was the work of Rudy, the evil magician. After some time Rudy started a sacrifice which made the water current even stronger.  The people of Banjo were really scared. They did not know what to do, so, they went to the superhero Wizardafisardachisardashoo to ask  for his help.

Now our hero Shoo (short form) was not very far from Rudy’s sacrificial ground.  His magical emerald could show him events from the past. Through this Shoo found out that Rudy had cast a spell on the stream and was performing this sacrifice to make it even stronger. Soon the stream would swallow the whole kingdom of Banjo.

Shoo thought long and hard about how he could stop Rudy’s evil plan. Finally, he had an idea. He used his superpower and forced the stream into a tunnel. Rudy went to the end of the tunnel and waited at the opening to work his evil magic.

But the stream gushed out with such force, because of the spell that Rudy had put on it, that he himself got killed by it. As soon as Rudy was killed, his spell broke.  Shoo put the stream back into its position and its flow also became normal once again.

Thus, happiness returned to the kingdom of Banjo.

Uday Ahuja is 7 years old and a student of class II in New Delhi. He is an avid reader and loves to express himself through all mediums– vocal, written and dramatic.

11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Arpana Ahuja
    Oct 12, 2011 @ 10:47:52

    Congratulations Uday! Mom, Dad and Diya didi are very proud of you! Keep writing and giving a voice to your beautiful imagination.
    Lots of love and best wishes,
    Mom, Dad and Diya didi

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  2. kiran
    Oct 12, 2011 @ 11:04:53

    Shoo is impressive and brave…Rudy got what he deserved….the young writer needs to commended on his wonderful imagination and very creative style of writing….way to go…It is true that fresh water sources in our communities stay safe from germs so that we stay healthy and strong….the allegory of the story with this situation makes it even more powerful…kudos Uday

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  3. Jyotsna Gokhale
    Oct 12, 2011 @ 11:54:11

    Very Very Gooooood!!!!!
    Well done Uday!!

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  4. Anuj
    Oct 12, 2011 @ 11:59:45

    What a wonderful story Uday.. well done! Creative, vivid imagination, well chosen theme… water essential for survival, dont we all love a little magic in our lives… and importantly, victory of good over evil. Keep writing and giving us these wonderful stories!
    Lots of love,
    Anuj

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  5. Rohit Monga
    Oct 12, 2011 @ 13:23:15

    Nice work Uday! Would love to hear more about Shoo’s escapades!! Does he have a secret identity! Where does he get his powers from! Wow this is already sounding exciting!!

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  6. ARCHANA
    Oct 12, 2011 @ 15:21:39

    Uday Bhaiya – U are our Hero
    Love U
    Proud of U 🙂

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  7. Miri
    Oct 12, 2011 @ 17:12:59

    What an exciting adventure! Shoo is brave And Intelligent – a great combination indeed! Keep writing!

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  8. Anu Bua
    Oct 13, 2011 @ 02:28:04

    Uday my darling,what a lovely story and what a superb imagination you have!!
    I’m dying to know shoo’s full name…
    Many kisses

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  9. Andrew Piers
    Oct 13, 2011 @ 06:08:30

    Uday,
    Fantastic work…i am so so proud that you are my nephew and am so impressed with your imagination and writing skill…
    Keep up the great work and make sure you write some stories that you can narrate to Etaan and Zy.

    Reply

  10. Aryaman Stinson Das
    Oct 13, 2011 @ 16:26:18

    Nice work and nice skills ,you are a creative person.

    Reply

  11. Ashraf Engineer
    Oct 17, 2011 @ 12:05:32

    🙂 Edge-of-the-seat stuff. When’s the next story coming?

    Reply

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