After Corinthians – Geoff LePard #writephoto

Drognad the Green leant on his hoe and mopped his brow. The double suns of the First Spring had been unusually intense just as Magrod the Seer had prophesied. ‘You need to moisten the seeds, Drognad.’

Stupid crone, he’d thought . What did she think he did? Wish them well? He was a bloody gardener. Watering was part of his very nature.

But he’d give her credit. The soil might have been friable, the compost fecund and the worms just the right side of slimy, but this year the little darlings had needed that little bit extra.

Behind the bulging screens, Drognad wondered at the crowd’s mood. He always tried to ignore their chants and entreaties, their speculations about the year’s harvest. Was it his own doubts that infected them and made them seem especially keen this year to see the results of his efforts. He had planted their seeds, as they asked, he had offered nourishment and the usual incantations but had he given them enough of a soul drenching?

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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