Black speckled rock

Roots of the Past


The woman looked at the horned God sitting by her hearth. She had no fear of him. As she gathered some kindling and built a fire in the hearth the man assessed her.

She looked middle-aged with a few grey hairs in her long, curly brown mane. And wrinkles at the corners of her eyes attested to her many winters. As the fire grew, consuming the wood like a starved child the woman gathered some herbs for tea. She then placed a kettle on the fire to boil.

"Would you like some tea?" she calmly asked.

The God in human form sat back in his chair as he continued to watch the woman. He had expected her to run or argue. Deciding to play her game he simply nodded his head.

The woman gathered two cups carved from the black speckled granite that made up the walls of the cave and many of the mountain peaks of this land. Boiling water was poured over the leaves in the cups and left to release their elixir.

"Should I take this as acceptance, Beira?" the man asked.

Looking at him with sharp eyes the woman said,"Why no, Cern. I have just begun."

She then sipped her tea and smiled at her guest.

The god did not squirm in his chair at the woman's smile. He was a force of nature. He was inevitable. This hag had nothing on him. He could.....

Beira placed a cloth covered parcel on the table between them. She then peeled back the wrapping to reveal a root. In the fire light, the crooked tuber looked like a stag's horn. They usually came in a pair but this was a lone root.

Cern stared at the package in disbelief. It wasn't possible it had been ages. The ceremonies long forgotten and the practitioners long dead. It was a trick. It had to be. 

TBC

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