"Change is not pleasant, But change is constant. Only when we change and grow, We’ll see a world we never know."
~From Wisdom of The Orange Woodpecker
"Ileum iacta est" muttered the man behind the wheel.
"It's Latin. Julius Caesar's famous words when he crossed the Rubicon with his soldiers and captured the ancient city of Rome. ' The die is cast' "
Another man walked up. "Captain Swordmenace, we are approaching the shores of Ile D'Etable De Porc."
I looked down at my hands. They were red. I had been crying, and I had burns all over my hands. My mother had warned me. "Jack, I'm cooking something on the stove top, don't touch it, its very hot." But I didn't listen. It was December 17, 1658. I was 6 years old.
(to be continued)