After apologizing to the store manager for blowing up a stuffed
Whispy Woods, Kirby and Gooey walked back to the STAFF door.
“I wonder why
the manager kept giving me the evil eye,” Gooey said.
it was because you blew up an incredibly popular stuffed toy???”
Kirby muttered. “Anyway, here’s the staff door. Since I don’t
trust you using those missiles again, I’ll knock it down.” Kirby
accessed the power within him.
a stone version of Pitch the bird showed up. “Hiya, Kirby! I was
just helping Nago recover when you-Hey, cool! I’m stone!”
“Pitch, I need
you to do something,” Kirby said.
you, Gooey,” Pitch replied as Gooey sadly retracted the three
missiles that had popped out of his mouth.
“Could you ram
this door down?” Kirby asked.
flew directly at the door. As soon as he made contact, the door
When the dust
cleared, Kirby and Gooey peeked in. Pitch was nowhere to be
found. Having done his job, he had gone back to Pop Star.
Meanwhile, in the darkened hallway behind the door, Kirby and
Gooey walked through. They passed lighted spots every so often,
and in the light, the decorations on the wall were clearly
visible. Pictures of the Fairy Queen adorned the walls.
SMACK! A large hand whacked Kirby and Gooey upside their heads.
Kirby saw the floor blur and rush at him. “Wow… the ground is
coming up to meet me…” he mumbled before unconsciousness set in.
When Kirby woke
up, he and Gooey were strapped into small chairs, with every
possible appendage chained down. A large face with wide eyes,
hair pulled up over his head in a mock ponytail, and a nose ring
right in Kirby’s face, introduced himself. “I am Wham Bam Rock.
I have brought you here because I am meant to destroy you. Any
last words?” Wham Bam Rock pulled his oversized hands into fists
and held them over our heroes’ heads.