He stood there, courageously and determined. Or at least, that his how he tried to imagine it. His both feet were pinned down to the ground, he could not even think about making his feet leave their current position. Henrick turned his head to look behind him. There they stood: his so-called friends, always bragging about how much courage they had, but now they were afraid as a lonely sheep standing in the meadow during a dark night. And tonight it was a dark night, the darkest night he had ever seen. Occasionally the darkness was discontinued by the bright lightning strikes on the other side of the sea. Although they were on the other side of the sea, thunderclaps silenced the entire surrounding area.
Henrick realized it was very stupid of him to stand here during a heavy storm like this, however it was his chance to proof his so-called friends that he was tough. A kind of toughness that they did not have. It was night, a great storm raged over the lands, and everyone was advised to s