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Field of Sheaves: Wood-Stone…

* …He leads her away almost carrying her. They disappear into the blackness beyond the ring of flames. They choke on the oily smoke, blind with tears. * Within the flames A voice sings, farewell, to the stars… * The … Continue reading

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Field of Sheaves: Flame…

* …The Clan of the Raven has withdrawn to the hills, to a high place in the sacred lands, nearer the centre. Their fires are dead, their hearths are cold, the hilltop silent under the moon. Others come. Others not … Continue reading

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Field of Sheaves: Found!…

* …But anyway, back to the wood-stone. The authorities are agreed on its antiquity. It is either Bronze age or Iron age if that can be termed an agreement which in ‘sense-speak’ translates as very old or really old, and, … Continue reading

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Field of Sheaves: Lugh…

* ‘Riders of the Sidhe to me from every place still free…’ * That is how Lug, the Lord of Light, summoned the Otherworldly Hosts… He met his father Cian and Cian’s two brothers and together they set off for … Continue reading

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Field of Sheaves: Lore…

* …‘No… They burned the keepers…the practitioners…they were too old to flee with the rest.’ ‘The lore perished?’ ‘There was a young one…also a keeper’ ‘This is before the Romans right?’ ‘Oh way… way… way before…’ ‘How did they generate … Continue reading

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Field of Sheaves: Rowan…

* …When Wen insists… I leave Wen to her circumambulations and try to focus on what little good is to be seen about the place… which amounts to Rowan Trees…a whole raft of them. They never fail to lift my … Continue reading

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Field of Sheaves…

* …I have a bad feeling about this place. But Wen insists, and when Wen insists… not even graphic descriptions of the steepness of the hill itself could deflect her… so here we are… half way up the climb… resting … Continue reading

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Bull-Coyote: Other…

* …Buffalo-Bull threw Coyote high into the air with his horns. When he came back down to earth Coyote was a Buffalo-Bull. Bull-Coyote wandered off into another field eating grass to his heart’s content and satisfying his hunger. Just then, … Continue reading

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Fate of the Lir-Brood: Glora…

* No high-born heroes No hounds in chase No shields arrayed… No walls. * No silvered soft goblets No light cavalcades No youthful assemblies No beetle-browed maids… To brighten our desolate halls. * …When their three hundred years were ended … Continue reading

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Fate of the Lir-Brood: Devra…

* Come, brothers three, accost the coast And welcome Lir’s resplendent host Such woeful welcome from a fateful morn Will never bring to him bright morrow Unhappy sire, doomed, forlorn Left ever to mourn in hopeless sorrow. * …Eva arrived … Continue reading

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