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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.
Often the hero would mention objects with magical properties, like the box of chocolates that, eaten while talking to a friend, on the seafront, in winter, would allow this friend to disappear, unnoticed.
Some of the stories of the hero would tell events that were yet to happen. One of the better known describes the conquests of Henry (the hero would call him Hermes), the merchant who became guide of the city
The Hero had a dream. He was on the deck of the ship, a short distance from the island where they would land, as dark, rocky waves guided them towards it. He could not make out where the sea
When he sailed, the only thing that mattered was paying attention, when he fought ,the only thing that mattered was paying attention, when nothing seemed to happen, if he paid attention, he saw life around him and when he