It was a mass of vast desert land, covered in sand too deep to inhabit. A sea of beige shrouded the land and it was difficult to imagine anything else living in the area. Everything, that is, except the small oasis and traditional isolated village in the middle. They stood either side of an oversized hill, which sheltered the residents from sudden gusts of wind and sandstorms. During the day, the small community was busy with the sounds of market stall merchants drawing attention to their goods and the screams of children chasing each other. However, night was the time when the quieter dwellers revealed themselves and allowed nature's bustle to continue unnoticed.
Silence. The moonlit sky reflected perfectly on the water. A light, subtle breeze made its mark in the lake, creating small ripples in the otherwise statuesque view. The sky was clear: not a cloud could be seen, the stars shone like glowing coals in the distance, and the silver orb hung in the sky as if held up by invisible s