Breaking The Chains

It takes a long time to load a ship with cargo. It just doesn’t get put down in the hold in one gigantic swing of the loading crane.  Load after load is slowly and carefully let down and secured in place with chains to keep it from getting torn loose and reeking havoc when the […]

The Stone(s)

The small rocks beneath his sandals made the going treacherous as he slowly descended into the valley. The sides of the cliff were steep as they reached down into the valley floor.  The valley itself, he could see, was actually a valley within a valley and the brook that ran through it had cut deeply […]