Posts Tagged: hero
Word after word the hero disappeared behind the stories, until one day he felt his journey complete. He had lost his identity to become everything. This thought distracted him and he stopped for a moment, his audience openmouthed.
When the hero returned he was changed. He was older than people remembered, his beard was short and white and, more than anything, he had become kind. He never was kind in his youth, his intelligence unsettling to others, his
Before time. The fall of an asteroid provoke waves that inundate coastal cities throughout the Middle Sea. May, 1933. An asteroid hits the moon, changing its orbit. It will become known as Moony.
Nikos, the bearded man continued, had boxes of knives and blades and three sets of scalpels, tools that could be used to heal a wound, remove a rotten tooth or assist with a birth. Petros had crates that housed glass
On his way home, the Hero had a vision. His life, a lucky sequence of events. He shivered, afraid of losing his riches and his glory, fearing friends’ requests for help. He then decided he would change his destiny by the
Stories would wake the hero at night, unannounced. Stories came as words which claimed him from sleep and forced him to write them at candlelight. He learned, to his dismay, that ignoring those words would alienate him from life.
Unseen, silent, Julia cried that night. Gaia was asleep, Kristen was away, her parents in an island far from where she was. She touched the long scar on the top of her head, barely hidden by her short hair.