Perils 6.


bottomless pit

A blind seer cast rock and stone into a bottomless well. The sounds of slab breaking against the walls drew echoes that painted him a picture. Whispering a dire prophecy to the King, the seer then retreated into the cave. The next day, the King’s men returned with malevolent footsteps. Charging the seer with speaking untruths, they arrested and imprisoned him. During the interrogation, the seer told his account. “I heard the sound of movements amid tumbling rocks. Someone was hiding in the depths awaiting his majesty”. The interrogator smirked and cut out the fool’s tongue.

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