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Echo of the Ages – Book 1 – Part 2 – Chapter 1

Echo of the Ages

Book 1 – The Crown of Fire

Part 2 – Song of the Earth

Chapter 1 – The Weight of the Earth

The glare of the sun beat down upon the barren wastes, near blinding in its intensity. Under its implacable gaze the air shimmered, with the horizon wavering and at times seeming to disappear into a pallid blue sky. Beyond the hills that snaked through the deserts, marking the course of an old, dried out river bed, the lands spread out flat and endless, a place of salt flats and rock strewn fields of earth bake as hard as stone. Red earth dominated the views, with patches where it blended in with purples and yellows, browns and greys. Only the occasional plant grew out there, stubborn things of grey leaves and thorns or stone edged grass.

Continue reading The Crown of Fire Part 2.2

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