This is now the 22nd chapter of “Of Wind and Wings”. See the table of contents here.
Note – I posted two chapters that did not follow one of Sue’s prompts. here is a brief overview in case you don’t have time or inclination to read them (or you can skip to today’s chapter):
Chapter 20 Gossenmare Park – Ed and Liza explore Gossenmare Park. Ed discovers that it is Liza’s ancestral home. She also tells him a secret, that Lauren was not her husband’s child.
Chapter 21 Descending on Wings – Ed dreams of a Gossenmare Park that is like new, but with all of the eras superimposed. It goes away leaving only the tower with Lauren singing to him. He tries to enter, but is stopped by Liza. He wakes up to see a memory of Liza’s mother comforting the young Lauren.
“Are you ready?” Ed asked the back of The Grubb’s head. “Onward, ho! Let’s explore.”
The Grubb didn’t say anything, just shook his head.
Ed took in the view again. He had to admit that the more mountainous region had a certain rugged beauty, but he was ready to go more than 30 feet from the road.
They had eaten lunch at the Grubb household. It was a giant meal, which Ed felt he didn’t need after Liza’s big breakfast. But it was delicious. And Mrs. Grubb was delightful. She was witty and knew all of the local people and places. Mr. Brown seemed particularly close, and she told Ed all about him. Continue reading