Christmas in DeltoraChristmas in Deltora1 year ago in Short Stories
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Three months had passed since the very first Dragon Night festivities. All of Deltora joined together to celebrate the defeat of the Shadow Lord and the return of the land's most precious protectors- dragons. The people rejoiced that their king, Lief, and his companions, Jasmine and Barda, had returned unharmed from their feats against the deadly Grey Tide, and many stories were told of their heroic deeds in not only the centre of Deltora, in Hira, but also of their adventures to rid the dying land from the songs of the Four Sisters.
The first snow of the year had begun to fall, and celebrations for another important occasion had only just begun. Children sculpted men of snow around the houses of Del- the white, rounded bodies covered in various articles of clothing. Bunches of green leaves with red berries hung from almost every door, and brightly coloured decorations were displayed neatly on houses, reflecting the joy of those living within its walls.
Jasmine sat on one of the large