Family supper. Aak fictionspawn

Not Spoiled by Water – The Supper

-Who’s Peder?

Silence. Mari’s mother looked down at her plate. Her uncle Hans had a strange smile on his face. He didn’t smile much.

-Where did you hear that name? Her grandmother’s voice was shaking. Mari wasn’t sure if it was anger or fear. Maybe it was both, or something else. She didn’t answer.

-I said, where did you hear that name?

-I didn’t hear it, Mari said. I found a drawing…

Another long silence. No one said anything. Her grandma looking at straight at her. Her mouth opened. Closed. Opened again.

-He was your brother, Uncle Hans said… (More)

Juggling balls and the moon. Aak fictionspawn

The Moon Ball (Audio story)

The Moon Ball is a story about a young juggler, Jermone, who’s not doing well in his profession at all. The balls keep falling down, and the king’s soldiers chase him away. One day he finds an extraordinary ball in the bushes. It becomes his career’s great turning point. 

You can listen to the story in the video underneath, read the new edited story on steemit.com@fictionspawn or read the original story in two parts: The Moon Ball and The King’s Desire. There’s also a third part, called Execution, which is not included in the audio story. I hope you enjoy it, thanks for stopping by.