But the naming game involves only male names, because if it’s a girl, Laila has already named her.
Because now he knew where his treasure was.
The body was lying in a hollow. I felt the familiar detachment start to take over as I took in its position, the texture of skin and blown wisps of hair. I stepped closer and set to work.
He reached the top of the bank in a single, powerful leap. Hazel followed; and together they slipped away, running easily down through the wood, where the first primroses were beginning to bloom.
He was soon borne away by the waves and lost in darkness and distance.
The scar had not pained Harry for nineteen years. All was well.
A LAST NOTE FROM YOUR NARRATOR. I am haunted by humans.
There was some open space between what he knew and what he tried to believe, but nothing could be done about it, and if you can’t fix it, you’ve got to stand it.
There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being evolved.
But I don’t think us feel old at all. And us so happy. Matter of fact, I think this the youngest us ever felt.