KL Caley is our hostess for the Thursday Write Photo Challenge.
This is her picture choice this week:
Photo KL Caley
For visually challenged writers, the image shows a table tomb. Whilst a lot of the stonework is eroded, it is obvious this was quite an ornate tomb in its time.
Father Mitchell was shaking in his cassock.
Who had done this thing?
It was not so much a case of disturbing the dead, but more which of the dead had been disturbed.
He crossed himself. Twice.
How was he going to explain this to The Bishop?
The words of warning had long since been erased by the elements, but word of mouth had spoken volumes over time. How much was truth, hearsay, fact or fiction was unknown, but this tomb went back three hundred years, to a time of black magic and witchcraft.
Now it was open, exposing its dark secrets…..
And the exiting footprints were fresh, as if burnt into the stonework by some acidic force….