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September 7, 2005

Volume 6, Issue 7

Since we've mucked up the theme rotation beyond all comprehension, today's theme is "lost in the woods".

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Ted: One Thousand Princes

The abbey bells ringing woke the startled boy. He had been running for weeks now, across steppe and highland, through dark valleys and over forbidding mountains. One thousand boys had been sent to make sure that at least one would get through. One thousand boys all on different paths, but all leading here. The sound of these bells meant that at last he was getting close to his destination, and his destiny. Huddled against the cold of the Tartar winter, no longer a babe lost in the woods, the boy rose from his blankets and ran to claim his crown.

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