Gnome with Tiger Lilies

Mommy had warned her not to follow
the path into the woods, but Claire
wanted so to be with her fairy friends.
Suddenly a little man with a funny hat
appeared on the trunk of a fallen tree.
"Your mommy told you not to come this far!
Watch out for the bad fairies!" he sighed.

Meet an ally or continue on the path:

Take the path deeper into the woods.
Meet an adventurous ally.