Post #26.13, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021

Historical setting: 588 C.E. Forest Primeval          Thole is defiant. Grieving for Eve who raised him through his childhood, then he left her in her blindness to go back to his father to take the responsibilities of a farmer. Maybe he feels the same guilt as I, who also abandoned Eve in her silent, uncomplainingContinue reading “Post #26.13, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021”

Post #26.12, Thurs., Nov. 25, 2021

Historical setting: 588 C.E. The Count’s Mansion          A victory feast at a fine estate is a great spread of meats and bold porridges, an abundance of saved melons and dried berries, honey and cream spreads, wine and mead flowing free. Possibly, in the other room at the women’s table they have these same indulgencesContinue reading “Post #26.12, Thurs., Nov. 25, 2021”

Post #26.11, Weds., Nov. 24, 2021

Historical setting: 588 C.E. Forest Primeval          The long board for men dining at this feast is in the main hall amid a décor of a sword and the yellow banner. I’m seated here mid-table with this multitude of men.  Count Bertigan is at the head. The women here will join us later for theContinue reading “Post #26.11, Weds., Nov. 24, 2021”