Welcome to the TREE OF LIFE: Branching Out collaborative writing challenge, where creative minds meet epic movie music. To read the collective story in its entirety as it unfolds and for more details on this groundbreaking collaboration with Audiomachine click HERE.
Today’s featured guest writer is the innovative DL Hammons. Check out DL’s mystery/thriller/suspense projects and exciting contributions to the blogosphere over at Cruising Altitude 2.0.
Inspiring Soundtrack: Audiomachine – Above and Beyond – Tree of Life
“But heed my words closely, exalted one,” the stranger spoke, an ominous shadow falling over his eyes. His voice had taken on a serious tone and everything around them seemed to mirror his demeanor, the wind dwindled to a wispy afterthought and his equine companion had become as still as the Caretakers statue.
“The Elders do not entrust this gift lightly, and you would be wise to weigh your choices carefully.”
She looked up from her fingertips into the depths of the visitors gaze.
“Your bestowal, and the fire from which it emanates, are simply a tapestry of affairs used by the Elders to bring forth harmony. Come and behold what you have wrought.”
With little prudence or conscious will, she moved to take her place beside the outlander.
© 2013 DL Hammons
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