Eve. N. Though I have reblogged it…
They told me later that I had fainted. They said that the combination of the unseasonal heat and my physical state made me pass out. I asked them about the hunters and they all tried to look surprised.
“Yes,” I told them. “The ones in the forest.”
Smiles came upon them like frost on early morning grass.
“You must have been delirious. It’s not surprising. You looked like you hadn’t eaten for days.”
I was in a bed, with pillows and sheets and a blanket. And, it smelt wonderful.
“You need your rest now. First, however, you need to drink this.”
From the table at the side of the bed, she took a large cup. Already its aromas filled the air; rosemary, apple and lilac.
“You’ll need to sit upright.”
I was out of my sleep now and looking at the speaker. It was an old woman with soft…
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