Albion, Art, Books, Stuart France

The Shrieking Womb: Feast…

*

… “But just supposing something did happen

 to them,” pressed Connavor, “what then?”

*

“Then I’d have revenge,” said Fergus.

“On whom?” Asked Connavor.

“On whomever was responsible.”

 “And what of my position Fergus,” said Connavor.

*

“Why, you would be blameless of course,” said Fergus,

“what harm could come to them from your royal hand?”

*

“Excellent,” said Connavor, “I knew you were my man.

I want you to go to the Sons of Ushna in Alba and fetch

them back to Ulster, tarry not on your return but head straight

for Emain Macha where a welcoming feast will await them.”

 * 

Then, Connavor spoke with Borrach the

hostellier, “you have a feast for me?”

*

“I have as well,” said Borrach, “yet it is too

expansive a feast to bring to Emhain Macha.”

*

“Then save it for Fergus mac Roigh on his

return to Erin,” said Connavor, “it is one

of his bindings never to refuse a feast.” …

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