“But how did you come alive?” asked Coco in wonder.
“We don’t really know,” said Leo. “When Cassia and I woke up, we were in a batch of cookies cooling on a kitchen counter. But none of the others came alive.”
“Somehow, we knew we were going to be eaten,” said Cassia, “so we climbed down and ran away.”
“We didn’t know where to go,” Leo went on, “but the Magic led us to this forest. Then just like you, we came in under the Tree—the door to Gingerbread Village.”