The temperature in Faerieland that day seems hotter than you expected and you're starting to feel a bit tired from being out in the sun all afternoon. Not wanting to get sick from the heat, you decide a dip in the Healing Springs might be a good idea to cool off.
From your backpack, you take out the map you had bought earlier at the visitor's center and stare at it for a few moments. (Directions were never your strong point). You decide the Healing Springs didn't seem too far away, so you start off down the main road toward the Faerie City exit.
As you meander down the road, the sun continued to beat down on you. Wow I should've stopped for some water before I started walking, you think to yourself. Up ahead you notice a bench on the side of the road, right before the road forks into two different directions. Thankful for the stopping point, you take a seat.
When you sit down, you place your hands on your face and rub your eyes a bit. You can't help shaking the feeling that you feel a bit off. The Healing Spring... that will really help you think and try to stay focused on not throwing up until you get there. You place your elbows on your knees and lean forward... and then suddenly your sight goes out and then everything is dark.
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Something cold and wet poking you in the face stirs you awake.
A quiet voice says, Hi there. Are you okay? I think you fell off the bench. Do you know what happened to you?
You slowing begin to open your eyes and sit up a bit, leaning on your arm for support. The first thing you notice is you're no longer on the bench, like you last remember, but instead you are laying on the cobblestone ground in front of it.
You focus your eyes a bit more and the green blob in front of you comes more into shape. A young, bright green Ixi is standing over and looking down at you. She has a bright yellow tuft of hair on her head and two kelly green wings on her back are somewhat extended over you.
You start to sit up a bit more and the Ixi says, Oh don't sit up too fast, you might've hit your head. Here--I had Ivy grab you some water from the Healing Springs.
A pink little Faellie appears from behind the Ixi's legs and climbs up onto your arm and shoulder to give you a small vial of water. Unlike regular water, the liquid in the vial seemed to swirl and sparkle in the sun and looked heavy and light all at the same time.
You gently take the offering from the Faellie and take a sip of it. The effects are almost immediate and you start to feel a bit better.
I think you had a bit too much fun at Naia's Festival today. Why don't you come with me and we can get out of the sun while you recover?
You look up at the sun to think that over, and the sudden queasiness in your stomach tells you taking a break in the shade is definitely a good idea.
The young Ixi helps you get up and uses one of her feathery wings to keep you stable as you walk. She leads you down the left fork, away from the Healing Springs.