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Second Sun #45

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To the accompaniment of the sea the sky shaded lighter at the horizon. Thus did the eye of the Gods watch over its vanishing disciples and the Bronze Isles rise large and black from below the far horizon.
Hevne signalled. Not a word was spoken, but the warriors of her Fist arose as one and gathered behind her.
In silence they watched the first island approach.
As dawn broke, the horizon reddened the path of the sun, so that when the time came for the ships to unload their cargo of warriors, the sky looked much like a gaping throat.

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    Christopher 12 months ago

    Such vivid imagery, especially the gaping throat line.

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    Neville Hunt 12 months ago

    Absolutely! I must admit to being more than a little terrified for them myself. I see blood spilt, bones crushed and hopes, and bodies drowned.

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    Drew Martyn 12 months ago

    Thank you. I see much the same thing, but you know what these bloody stories are like, they turn off at the slightest excuse! :)

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    Neville Hunt 12 months ago

    Yup! Any minute now a minstrel’s gonna pop up singing ‘hey nonny no, adventuring we go. It’s just a tale of blood and guts, and phlegm I’ll have you know’

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    Drew Martyn 12 months ago

    Haha I have to write that in somewhere! ;)

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