Jan Malique – A story of a beginning in the middle of a story
My first entry this year for Sue’s Thursday Photo Prompt.
I wondered what would be suitable, then, this tumbled onto the virtual page. A good omen I like to think.
The red rose and letter appeared on the anniversary of the Knight’s passing without fail. The years flowed into decades, then centuries. No one had seen the mysterious visitor place these gifts, but all speculated on the identity of this person. The regular appearance of a golden light in the circular chapel only served to fuel further curiosity.
The Knight was rumoured to be kin to the Templar Knights of the First Crusade. Alas, there was no evidence to support this theory. Regardless, the presence of his tomb in this place indicated a personage of importance. Pilgrims were often found standing in silent contemplation before his reclining statue.
They were quiet and infused with a deep sense of humility. Words…
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