Directions from a Druid

I think Chelsea is one of those naturally funny people, who don’t even need to try. I hope you enjoy her story. Happy Saturday.

Chel Owens

By Stefan Keller

“Just past The Swamp of Misery,” Alvin huffed. “Just past The Swamp of Misery…”

Though his whisper was barely audible in the frigid air, the man just ahead stopped and looked back. An icicle-crusted cloth obscured most of his face, yet he still managed to scowl. “I swear,” he said, his speech muffled, “If ye dunnae stop, ye’ll shortly be asking yer ANCESTORS about The Swamp of Misery!” He faced forward again and continued walking.

Alvin hadn’t even the breath to sigh. Given that, he doubted the other man’s threat had much clout behind it. They were all worn out, cold, and on edge. They’d been at this quest for the longest fortnight of any man’s life: rising in the dark, stopping after the next night’s dark, and sleeping round a sorry excuse for a campfire. And the weather was always, always cold.

If not for…

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10 thoughts on “Directions from a Druid

  1. Val Boyko says:

    I love Chelsea’s light touch and big dose of humor 💛

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  2. This is an amazing challenge Diana. I love Chelsea’s response , it’s fabulous as are all the very fine offerings. your subject is irresistible ! 😊

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  3. Violet Lentz says:

    Special thanks to Chelsea for paving the way to your site and this lovely writing challenge!

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