The Dark Wizard Chapter 7The Dark Wizard - Chapter 7
7 Black Angus
Angus walked from the village of his birth, he could have ridden out on a fine horse but it wouldn't be fair to ask a horse to bear his great weight as he wandered the world. Besides, walking would keep Black Angus from becoming unfit, unworthy to take on the world in his quest to find a fighter who could match him. A herdsman struggling with a cow having some difficulty in calving, Black Angus approached to offer aid.
"Could ye do with a wee bit of help, I have some experience wi' the coos," Angus said in greeting.
"Much appreciated I would be if ye can manage where I have failed, Meland I be called," the herdsman replied.
"Black Angus, now let's see what can be done to help the poor beastie," Angus replied as he stripped off his jacket.
"The calf be sideways an' I've not been able to turn it."
Angus knelt behind the stricken cow, pushed his hand in and felt for the calf, his hand contacted the calf's shoulder.
"I think this
The Dark Wizard Chapter 6The Dark Wizard - Chapter 6
All across the forest story tellers prepared for the telling of an ancient and dark tale, the book was finally finished, the History of The Dark Wizard as compiled by Darla the Story Teller and historian. Scribes had made a hundred copies and these had been taken to every village in the forest and the larger hamlets where now most denizens of the forest gathered to hear the tale for it was a tale of importance to all but most especially to those who would set out soon to hunt down and confront the Dark Wizard.
The Great Hall of Elvendar had been restored sufficiently to serve as the principle venue for the reading of the story, the ancient seat of Arborean Kings once more hosted the High Queen of Arborea and it was here that the hunters were gathered, those who would seek out Lyonis and, hopefully, destroy him. As the sun faded from the sky glow lamps were opened filling long houses, clearings, the Great Hall of Elvendar, the ancient auditor