But that doesn’t stop Hilda, Frida and David from planning to get the Botany badge
According to Victoria Van Gale’s forecast, the rain will stop in 5 seconds.
And sure enough, it does.
Johanna gives Hilda some lunch.
And then it’s on to Trolberg City Park.
As Frida predicted, the plants they need are easy to find.
But Hilda finds them quite boring.
She’d rather look for rare plants, like the Blue Nettle
David claims he actually saw this plant. But the place is haunted.
Frida objects, but Hilda reminds her they could get the golden wings version of the badge this way.
David takes his friends to the place.
And as David predicted, there are voices.
But it’s not ghosts, it’s Elves.
Frida doesn’t want to give up now.
But the Elves don’t appreciate the humans at their village.
Why do I have the feeling we are in trouble and should probably run for our lives?
They attack from the ground…
But David is taken captive
Frida can’t go back to save him.
Hilda realizes they need help.
Frida signs the paperwork.
And can now finally see elves.
This is great news; you discovered the Lost Clan
The Elves are unsure what to do with their captive
On their way to rescue David, Alfur tells the thrilling story of the Lost Clan.
In the time of the first Elves, the Bragga and Aldric families met…
to execute a real estate contract, for a valuable piece of land.
Negotiations were fierce. Many revisions were made.
All in all, it lasted a whole day.
But in the end, an agreement was reached.
But when they took the contract to the king…
…it was discovered the Bragga failed to sign in triplet!
They were banished from the Northern Counties for their treason.
And the land the two families had negotiated about, remains unused to this day.
The laws are less strict now, and Alfur hopes to end the Bragga’s exile.
The Bragga await them, with a captured David.
Alfur presents Bartell the contract
But Bartell refuses; the Bragga swore off paperwork.
He also doesn’t trust Alfur’s intentions
He realizes Alfur is an Aldric.
Alfur must atone for what his family did, by fighting the rabbit warriors.
Hilda is willing to fight alongside Alfur.
But Frida would rather seek a peaceful solution.
She offers to find a loophole in the contract, in return for a blue nettle.
David however will remain a hostage till Hilda and Frida come back. Not that he really minds.
Alfur offers to have David sign the paperwork, but the Bragga disagree.
Back home, the girls examine the contract.
Turns out there is a loophole involving the fire of a lindworm.
Alfur doesn’t like the plan, but they are out of other options.
First, it’s off to the library to figure out where to find a lindworm.
The last lindworm of Trolberg lives on an island in the bay.
So at Alfur’s suggestion…
…Hilda summons a water spirit.
Twig rather stays on shore.
David and Bartell meanwhile get along pretty well.
Where there’s smoke, there’s a lindworm.
The Lindworm is asleep, fortunately.
Hilda silently tries to have it destroy the contract…
…but ends up waking the lindworm.
She’s not amused to see yet another Elf that wants to get out of a contract…
…and decides to make an example out of Hilda, Frida and Alfur.
Hilda quickly offers the Lindworm their flowers in return for her help.
And after signing the deal…
…the lindworm burns the contract.
Bartell helped David get rid of the bugs in his hair.
Bartell assumes Alfur failed.
But Alfur presents him the burned contract.
Bartell is not too happy about his family no longer being exiled.
Trolberg is their home now. He gives No Elf’s Land to Alfur.
That night, the Bragga celebrate the end of the conflict.
Even the humans are invited. And they got the blue nettle.
Agnes remains undefeated in jousting.