Birth of a Legend

Birth of a Legend

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kate By khandy Completed

Birth of a Legend

A strange mist hovered over the fields, silently enveloping the wheat that grew there, subtly swirling and shifting into eerie shapes in the dawn's first light. Soon the sun would break through the clouds to burn the mist away and the heat and soft breeze would dry the dew that even now was making the hem of her dress damp.

She loved this time of day when the sun goddess chased the shadows of the night away. Soon the earth would bask in its golden rays and the birds would begin to sing. It was their time - a secret time. Just as this was their place. To the casual observer it was little more than a derelict cottage but to her it was a paradise, a haven, far away from the rest of their people. Away from those who would keep them apart.

She sighed. She'd been a fool to fall in love with him. Love! She hadn't believed the others when they talked in secret whispers of the thrill and excitement of being in love. How could one male do all they said? Then she'd seen him, ...

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