Tagged Mythical Creatures

Fallen Trees

The whole world is there in trees, laid out for all to see. Fallen trees damaged, then miraculously healing themselves. New growth from apparent dead limbs. A slow definite purpose, wonderful beauty. Wandering through woodland my mind plays tricks on me. I see a striking woodland bird scurrying among the leaves. Or is it simply a gnarled twisted stump. I see a fallen tree in some ancient pool all rock, root and grass. My mind is over active, there can be only one explanation for what I see hidden but in plain view. Petrified for millennia at last broke free. A young and freshly hatched…

Shackled

The old doors hadn’t been opened in hundreds of years, today though was time. The great and the good of the district had gathered to see events unfold. A small crowd stood quietly outside this ancient abbey. Two men dressed in black stepped up, two men with keys. Their order had been protectors of the keys and the legend for twelve generations. Protectors until today a day predicted long ago. The day of a rare astronomical event. The spring equinox and a solar eclipse, a unique event. The earth was about to go dark indicating the time had come to unlock the past. Long…