The Birth of a Naga Part 1For Mark, this was truly the worst day of his life.More Like This
The 16 year old boy had just been a victim of domestic violence which resulted a bloody nose, one or two cracked ribs, an alarming number of bruises about his person and worst of all, both of his legs broken.
His family had just fallen apart completely; his mother had just ran off with another man for ‘a better life’, his father and brother had fallen into very bad habits, resulting them being kicked out of the gypsy troupe that they travelled with for most of their lives.
All of these events happened at a ‘car park’ at the border of Sherwood Forest, where Mark’s father and brother took their anger and frustration out on him before finally driving off and leaving Mark a battered and bleeding wreck in the forest.
Pain shot up and down his body as Mark crawled his way along the forest floor, his breath labouring raggedly in his chest with the effort and from the cold night air. He pressed on, determined to