I don’t remember ever being so hungry. Starved. What an awful journey! I cursed our captain and king, and went over the ridge.
Just think, we had been staying in a land where the fruit was unlimited. There was nothing to do but sit back, eat, sleep and enjoy ourselves. After all of those years of war, what more could a man ask for? But no, we had to move on, continue our journey.
I stopped and pointed. The weeds had been close cropped, so I assumed there was something edible around, but my suspicions were proved correct when I spotted the sheep.
Oh, delicious mutton! Lamb steaks! Lamb chops!
Actually, any meat would do, but this was glorious. Continue reading