...rdians, who were
stone carvings of animals.Mushu
grabbed the scroll and squinted at it, "That can't be right!
Lemme see that! Maybe it's a typo or somethin'." He had no wish
to turn into stone for who knows how long. Some of the other
guardians had been asleep for centuries! That was a lot of parties to
miss out on!"Of
course, there is an alternative..." The First Ancestor pointed
at the golden gong serving as an ashtray near the door.No
way was Mushu going back to gong duty. He'd done that for too long!
It was better to be a rock!"But...I
won't get to see Mulan's kids grow up! Or...I may not ever see her
again!" Mushu frowned as he realized the implications. Mulan
wouldn't even come here when she became an ancestor herself. She'd be
in Shang's family once she got married."Too
bad, but that is part of the job. You are just lucky that you have
time to say goodbye." one of the ancestors said, very
Mushu jumped down from his shelf. He'd be spending plenty of time
there later. He sadly looked at the scroll he still held, and then he
dropped it as he dejectedly left the shrine. As soon as he left, he
heard music and laughter as the ancestors celebrated. That was one
party that Mushu didn't want to be a part of. Besides, he just wasn't
in a partying mood anymore.Shang
and Mulan ended their walk through the g...