Every year one of the giants made the pilgrimage. This year it was the turn of Eindride. The village came out to see him off. The ritual sacrifice to the Gods was part of the Summer Festival, an offering to ensure their safe protection for another year. Armed with only the clothes he was wearing … Continue reading THE GIANT’S JOURNEY


'Run through the checklist.' 'Okay. The ceremony must take place in a grand altar.' They look round the baroque dome and nod at each other. 'Check.' 'Six golden urns placed in a circle atop six poles.' 'Check.' 'Attire of purple cloaks to worship royalty and their wealth.' They look sheepishly at the garish cloaks they … Continue reading SACRIFICE TO THE GODS