Thank you to Jomz for playing along and adding another story based on the January prompt. Enjoy.
This prompt is in participation of Myths of the Mirror’s writing prompt.
There used to be more of us… The frigid temperature of the North was unforgiving. More than half of our party succumbed to the cold. They fell asleep and never woke up.
There was only nineteen of us now.
We were on a quest to appease the god of the northern hemisphere, Boreas. A heartless god of ice and snow.
His temple could be found at the peak of Mount Frost – a long dead volcano that is frozen all year round.
The priests say that the task was simple enough – take the chest of offerings up into the temple, read the words, offer prayers… that’s it.
The pay was good, so a lot of us adventurers took on the quest.
We have not thought about why so many of us were needed. We have not…
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