Ten years old was the new empire that replaced the old one of almost a thousand years. Snorting contempt in the face of fear. Metal hooves defeated on Saxon dust.
Copyright © Quirina Roode-Gutzmer 2012. All rights reserved.
This was submitted to the NEW MINI STORY COMPETITION at Peirene Press on Facebook: “Write a historical novella in 3 sentences and 30 words. Most important: To get a sense of time and place across.” The competition is open until 29th February , 12 noon (GMT+1h).