The Familiar Stranger Chapter 15 Chapter 15 - The Bond Between Brothers -By SoulDragonWithFlowIt was now late afternoon, and the temperature was rapidly dropping as Cynthia searched for food. She had been able to collect a few apples, assorted nuts, and had even been able to catch a juicy trout from the fresh water river that ran through the forest and fed several watery spots, including were she would soon have to head back to. She had eaten the fish pretty much instantly herself though, on account of her own hunger, (Lucia had often complained about how tetchy Cynthia got when she was hungry).Climbing down from yet another fruitless tree, her ears pricked up, as a tempting sound invaded her mind. Clucking. Such a promising sound. She slowly peered over the foliage, trying to catch sight of her prize without being spotted herself. Sure enough, there it was. A juicy looking, wild chicken. Easily enough food for all of them; if she could catch it.Staying low, Cynthia began to make her way slowly around the
The Messenger BirdOnce there were a sister and brother,Opposites of ice and fire.Alone they tried, but in wisdom found together they flew higherTogether they flew higherCome Come my brother now,The sun shines down this day.So they ran into the forest deep and together they did play.And together they did play.But something corrupted their day’s light;Neither creature’s claw nor wrong turn.For her ice and frost refused to thaw and his fire did not burnHis fire did not burn.Watch them did a spirit bird.A messenger of time.He looked down in sorrow from his perch surrounded by burning vines.Surrounded by burning vines.Feel my sorrow my dear children,Today the black spirit stands tall.For you have a father who this day has befallen his skyfall.Has befallen his skyfall.Oh my dear foolish bird,Your presence here so cold and mean!I’ll freeze your heart until it breaks for to bring such news to me.For to bring such news to me.But the brother turned and begged,His sister
The Familiar Stranger Chapter 14 Chapter 14 - Story Telling -By SoulDragonWithFlow“Seriously though, what do you think was wrong with her?” Cynthia asked as the three of them walked through the forest.“She’ll be fine I reckon. Probably just over tired.” Lucia answered while Mistyte bounced round them. Lucia chuckled to herself before leaning in and whispering to Cynthia. “And looking after this one, are you surprised? Cynthia nodded, agreeing with her. She had never been a parent before, although neither had Lucia, but she did have a little babysitting experience.“What-cha’ doin’?” Mistyte chirped as she saw them whispering to each other.“What? We were talking amongst ourselves sweetie.” Cynthia answered.“I can see that silly!” She squeaked. “I wanna know what you were saying!”“Of course you can see it sweetie. I wasn’t questioning your eyesight, but rather remarking upon the paradox of asking peo
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