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by: Paul G Jutras
Harvey The Teenage Witch
Sighing, despondently, Sabrina sipped her orange juice and started at the clock on the wall. It was a beautiful Saturday Morning and the young half witch had no plans whatsoever.
"Hey, kid, don't be such a gloomy gus." Sabrina's Aunt Zelda said as she zapped a picnic basket onto the table. "Start making a list and checking it twice. We're going on a picnic."
"Did someone say pic-nic?" A certain former warlock said licking his cat lips with his tongue. "Say no more...I'm here."
"All right!" Sabrina found herself doing at 180 as she jumped to her feet and grabbed a pencil and paper. "Let's see. We'll need some apples, some ham and cheese sandwiches, of course tuna sandwiches for you, Salem. Ketchup, mustard."
"Don't forget the anchovies." Salem interupted.
"Now, is there anything missing?" She muttered to herself. "Of course, someone my own age to go with." With that she whistled and her broom flew out of a nearby cupboard. Before Salem could stop her, Sabrina had hopped aboard and was off for Harvey's.
"Hey, Brina." Harvey waved to her as she lowered unnoticed in his backyard where Harvey was practicing his fast ball. "What's up? Beside you I mean."
"How'd you like to go on a park picnic with my Aunts and me?"
"Greendale has a park?' Harvey asked confused.
"Not Greendale. The Neither World."
"Sounds cool." Harvey said as he tossed the ball in the air and caught it in his glove. "Take your glove along so can help me with my fast ball."
With a point of her finger, Harvey was sitting beside Sabrina on the broom and the two took off back across town to the Spellman residence. Inside, Aunt Hilda and Zelda was finishing their packing when Sabrina and Harvey flew into the house.
"How's the packing going?" Sabrina asked as Harvey tossed his ball into the air and caught it. "Like what's he doing here?" Zelda asked as she stared at him. "You know that mortals aren't allowed in the Neither World."
"But Harvey has kept our secret." Sabrina said in anger. "It isn't fair he has to be left out."
"Hey, kid." Zelda said with a smile. "After 600 years you'll learn that fair or not the rules apply to everyone. I don't think this one has a loop hole for you."
"Loop hole." Salem gave one of his trouble grins. "I think I've got me an idea."
As Hilda and Zelda started to carry the picnic supplies up to the attic where the doorway to the other realm was, Salem leapt on the table and got the two kids attention. "One momento, Sabrina. There is a loop hole that your Aunts haven't thought of."
"What's that?" Sabrina asked with a glimmer of hope as Salem pointed to a jack-o-lantern shape jar on the top of the fridge. "Of course! Okay Spooky Jar, I need a spell to make a witch out of Harvey."
A ghostly spirit rose out of the jar and handed Sabrina a fortune cookie. Sabrina grabbed it and broke it next to Harvey. Salem could only wish that the witch's council would let him change back that way.
"My guess is that you should of gone with the word Warlock instead of Witch." Salem broke into laugher.
"Well," Harvey said in a voice an octave or two higher. "Hey what happened to my voice."
"Oh, Harvey, I'm sorry." Sabrina said.
"Harriet is a better name." Salem said as Harriet looked down at herself not sure what to say about the change. "How do I look?"
"Good enough to give Gem Stone a run for her money." Sabrina snickered.
"That's a lot of money." Harvey added.
"The spell to give mortal powers can only be done once a day." Salem told the two. "If you change him back, Harvey can't go to the Neither world."
"No sweat, Brina." Harvey comforted her. "It's just for the afternoon. Let's go."
The three of them headed up to the attic where Sabrina's aunts were waiting beside the door to the Neither World. The two 600 year old teenagers were speechless. "Sabrina, tell me you didn't." Hilda said as she looked at Harriet. "Lets go."
Opening the door a supernatural wind scooped the group up and blew them into an empty void of doorways. No walls, just doors. Each door had a sign on it. The group followed the door till they reached on that said PARK and entered.
The group started out each eating sandwiches and then Harriet suggested that they play ball. The two picked a spot and Harriet tossed it as Sabrina hit a grand slam over a set of trees and out of sight. "ooops,
sorry Harv- I mean Harriet."
"No problem." Harriet said as they ran off in the direction that the ball had flown. They had found a series of pixies by the pond. "I think I know where it went."
"Hey!" One pixie shouted. "Are you the numbskulls that splashed us with your ball? My friend can't fly with her wings all wet like that."
"We're sorry, Pix." Harriet said. "It was just an accident."
"Yeah right. Like I'm going to believe that."
"It's true." Sabrina confirmed. "We were just having a picnic over there."
"Picnic huh?" Pix said as she waved her wand and created a giant pair of ants. "What's a picnic without ants?"
Sabrina cast a spell to creature a giant bug spray and Harriet a spell to create a giant fly swatter. The two went after the bugs as the aunts showed up and saw the pixies. Zapping up a pair of vacuum cleaners, they sucked up the pixies while the bugs were taken care of.
When the pixies surrendered, they joined the witches picnic and afternoon fun.
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