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The story of Pied Ghost
Ásketill was born in the quiet fishing village of Palmwater on the island of Abalone to an abusive fisherman and his estranged housewife.  Like all boys from the island he was taught to sail from an early age.  His mind was never on the task and often preferred to stare at the gulls glide above the waves whilst his shipmates abused his procrastination.  His father favoured physical discipline.  The boy wore many bruises and the odd broken bone at the hands of his father's wrath.  The general opinion of the boy in the village was low, for what use is a male who cannot fish or sail?
The only villager who thought Ásketill had worth was his uncle.  He told him the story of the Pied Ghost, the infamous village sea eagle that regularly stole out of the night to plunder the day's catch.  No one had ever caught more than the slightest glimpse of the great bird.  Ásketill was enthralled.  
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Raven Rise
All he could feel was the shiver running along his arms down to his wrists.  He could not move them: two immobile limbs sprawled out either side of him.  They were not heavy.  In fact, they were incredibly light.  As light as a ...
The wind caught them and he shivered again.  He was lying down.  On his back.  Two limbs stretched out at his sides.  Immobile limbs.  He tried to lift his head.  It would not move for him either.  He tried to open his eyes.
Blackness.  Utter blackness.
He could not see, could not move.  Panic started to embrace him.  His arms again.  They were, they were ...
Once more, the wind rustled, and once more he shivered.  The wind was catching something.  Something light about his arms.  Feathers.  The breeze was ruffling his feathers when he shivered.
Arms.  Feathered
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Zire9 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016
Thank you for the watch
PolygonBird Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Professional General Artist
Was already watching. X>
jrtracey Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for watching!
notreallypurple Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2007
*honks Merry Christmas atcha* n.n
vampiremackenzie Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2007
Thanks for the watch ^^
whyrl Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2007   Writer
You're welcome! :D
TayMonkey Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2007
thankee fer the kind stalkage!
whyrl Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2007   Writer
No worries! ;>
Michatah Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2007  Professional General Artist
Thanks so much for the watch :D
Juniperia Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2007  Student Digital Artist seemes you like birds, don't you ? :D
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