The Grail Knight ~ Jan Malique #writephoto


My first entry this year for Sue’s Thursday Photo Prompt.

I wondered what would be suitable, then, this tumbled onto the virtual page. A good omen I like to think.


Efraimstochter at Pixabay

The red rose and letter appeared on the anniversary of the Knight’s passing without fail. The years flowed into decades, then centuries. No one had seen the mysterious visitor place these gifts, but all speculated on the identity of this person. The regular appearance of a golden light in the circular chapel only served to fuel further curiosity.

The Knight was rumoured to be kin to the Templar Knights of the First Crusade. Alas, there was no evidence to support this theory. Regardless, the presence of his tomb in this place indicated a personage of importance. Pilgrims were often found standing in silent contemplation before his reclining statue.

They were quiet and infused with a deep sense of humility. Words were sparsely offered, but the intensity they conveyed struck the heart profoundly.

Continue reading at Strange Goings on in the Shed

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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