A wonderful story from Len. I hope you enjoy the read. 🙂
Pluviam, a child of the planet Spes, stood alone in the shifting sands of this once great city, awaiting his destiny. He was the planets hope for the future, as so many of the children before him. He had been raised, trained and tested for this moment. Two days ago he had been judged to be the prime receiver of the Gift and since then had spent his time in prayer and fasting to be a worthy vessel. He wondered if he would succeed and be able to share the Gift with his planet, or would he be reduced to ashes, another failed candidate.
Rain had stopped falling on the planet countless generations ago. The lakes had dried up, plant life had withdrawn deep into the earth, seeking moisture and protecting its seeds. The planet had become…
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