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The Red Boa


Length: 29 cm

Wood: Willow wood

Core: Snake skin

“Bandar-log,” said the voice of Kaa at last, “can ye stir foot or hand without my order? Speak!”
“Without thy order we cannot stir foot or hand, O Kaa!”
“Good! Come all one pace nearer to me.”
The lines of the monkeys swayed forward helplessly.
“Nearer!” hissed Kaa, and they all moved again.

—    Rudyard Kipling