The Moat

The Moat by William Slayton

Quitting the public road, the knight made for the castle. He walked toward the west wall, hoping the lime trees lining the moat would screen him from sentinels. The spring day was chill and drear, with dark clouds shrouding the midday sun and winds whipping the blue-green water. He stopped atop a low mound. As… Read more The Moat