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Mister Fox…

* The Grand-Father Clock, tock…tock…tocked reassuringly in the corner of the oak-panelled study. Through the window to one side the ancient time piece’s Big Brother could be discerned dominating the metropolitan sky-line… Tee was willfully oblivious of the time. He … Continue reading

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Doomsday…

*** …Metallic blue piping ran at strangely oblique angles, stretching deep into the ever darkening glass cliff-face, sparkling in the sunlight when at odd times it emerged like some long forgotten swimmer up for air, jutting rudely into the open … Continue reading

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Star Sanctuary…

Jera * … As Merlin prepared to leave once more for the wild woods of Caledonia his sister, Ganieda, attempted to dissuade him arguing that it would make more sense to winter within the city and return to the woods … Continue reading

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Ruse…

Kenaz * At the utterance of this accusation king Rhydderch turned his face from Ganieda but she merely laughed, “Why do you turn from me my love, am I to believe that you take the words of a madman as … Continue reading

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Leaf…

Raido * …Realising that Merlin could not be appeased by worldly gifts, king Rhydderch ordered him bound by strong chains lest he escape again into the Caledonian forests. * Continue reading at France & Vincent

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All that glisters…

Ansuz * … So, Merlin became mindful of himself. Moved by affection he groaned at the name of his queen, Gwendolina, and asked to be taken to the court of King Rhydderch. * Continue reading at France & Vincent

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Lyricist…

Turisaz * …Merlin was still lamenting his plight; ‘How does it happen that the seasons are so different? Spring provides leaves and flowers, Summer gives crops, Autumn ripe apples, but then Winter’s ice wastes all! O, that there were no … Continue reading

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Sylvan Man…

Uruz * …So, Merlin became a sylvan man. He lived on roots and grasses, the fruit of trees, and mulberries of the thicket. For a summer he remained immersed in the woods, unmindful of self and kin. * Continue reading … Continue reading

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Battle Cry…

Fehu * … After many years had passed under many kings, Merlin the Briton was held famous in the world… * Continue reading at France & Vincent

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Shivering River…

* The traditional number of runes stands at twenty-four. A colt has twenty-four milk teeth. Sleipnir is a colt. * Continue reading at France & Vincent

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