Eodric Firestrong Heh...
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During the Civil War, many families left the South, going west to escape the devastation of the War. The two families, Heron and McElroy were but a couple of these. Mrs. Heron and the widow McElroy were cousins whose Kentucky farms had been burned by the Yankees. Mrs. Heron had a brother in law in Texas. So, taking her two children, her sister's orphaned girl and her drunkard husband with her, she invited her cousin and her boy to come along. They set out in the middle of April and hit thunderheads nearing Kansas which held them back a week. Finally, the sun came out and they headed into Kansas.
The sun was beating down overhead when they stopped by a shallow stream and let the old mule and widow McElroy's nag have a drink. The two older bo…Read more >
I woke to darkness.
My eyes flickered open.
I tried to remember the last thing that had happened before this darkness. I could remember nothing, though I knew there had been something before. Something that flitted just outside my awareness.
I rolled over off of whatever I was lying on and found empty space. Only for a second or two. I landed with a thump! Checking each bone carefully, I found that none were broken in my fall and rose to my feet. The spot I had landed was covered in what I took to be moss. I stopped for a second. Moss? What is moss? Eagerly I began again to search my mind for any other memories of my past life, for I was sure now that I'd had an existence before this.
A flash of memory passed through my mind, su…Read more >