Bastine's Curse - Chapter One The Curse of BastineBastine's Curse - Chapter One2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
A short story in 3 parts
Rekalnus / RC
For an afternoon in our Village in Auvergne, some cares could be forgotten, the hunger, the inequalities, the lies and ever present danger. Today was a day at the Faire and all came to the town for that. Even the poorest could take in the sights, sounds and smells and forget for a brief time their lot in life. Moments and hours like these were precious escape.
Strolling the streets and viewing Arts, crafts, and wares, a riot of colors and patterns. Your next door neighbor and a traveler from distant lands could be at your left and right shoulders at the same time. The experience was magic, and oh yes, there was magic on display as well. Wizards offered their services from booths, selling potions and talisman's, guarding you from curses or bringing love to your day, all to be had for coin.
My name is...or was.... Carl, a son