Weekend Writing Warriors – Restoration #6

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Events appear to becoming more complicated.


   “That Faldron was a pupil of yours does not make this any easier, but he has access and ability that the young novice does not. The same goes for Costane. So they are to be suspected until proven otherwise. On the other hand, it could just as well be someone not associated with this Temple or The Order.”

   Demeas noticed the old man’s ashen face. His skin wrinkled like dried fruit made his age more apparent. A pair of moist eyes that seemed to stare into eternity, yet looking at nothing. Demeas sensed that the possible involvement of two H’Rhophyan priests sat on Gallien’s soul like a heavy weight. Or was it fatigue? Gallien was eighty-five years of age and, by far, the oldest serving H’Rhophyan ever.


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About John Van Vliet

Author of the soon to be released "The H'Rhophyan Chronicles", a Fantasy Adventure Serial.
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6 Responses to Weekend Writing Warriors – Restoration #6

  1. Ed Hoornaert says:

    Dried fruit covered in ashes … not a very healthy-looking specimen!

  2. Millie Burns says:

    Ah the wrinkled old sage. I love characters like these.

  3. You definitely convey the significance and severity of the events through your descriptions. Fascinating excerpt!

  4. Clear and throughtful description of age

  5. E.D. Martin says:

    Great character description.

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