The night had turned grim. Cassius, bucked by his horse, was lost in a land far from home. He knew but two things; first, the approaching storm brought with it a dire time for any caught outside. Second, the dot on the horizon appeared to be a barn.
He ran with all the speed he could muster and crashed through what remained of the barn door moments before hail began to fall from the sky.
“What fortune,” Cassius said, panting against the doorway. Continue reading