Greek Mythology -Calais

Calais
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Calais: The Sneak Peak into The Annals of the Hidden — Greek Mythology in Youth Fiction

Preface

THE EXPECTED VISITOR

The feeble ringing of the doorbell reverberated throughout the ranch home, pulling the homeowners’ attention toward the front entry. Opening the door revealed the confident stranger. The young man exuding an air of authority stood on the stoop as if he owned it. His dark hair was styled in a modern fashion; cut short with the front gelled up, reaching heavenwards.

“Hello. May I help you?” The homeowner noted the young man stood about his height despite the elevation difference between the steps.

Regardless of his foreboding physical stature, his dark youthful eyes betrayed his sympathy as they met the older man’s gaze without wavering. “Anicetus.”

The one word pronouncement caused the homeowner’s wife to gasp at his side. She clutched her spouse for support. “Oh, please. Not yet.” She begged the visitor. “We’re not ready yet.”

Brooding, the homeowner refused to acknowledge the expected intruder. Sulkily, he stomped through the house, grabbing his car keys before leaving out the back door. As the door slammed shut, he heard the young man state the words he’d feared for nearly sixteen years. “It’s time for the transition.”

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Source:

Harrington-Atkinson, T. (2015). Calais: The Annals of the Hidden.

ISBN: 978-1519604736 — Buy at Amazon

 

 

 

Tracy Harrington-Atkinson

Tracy Harrington-Atkinson, mother of six, lives in the mid-west with her husband. She loved storytelling and sharing her stories with her children. As they grew, she started writing her stories down for them. She is a teacher, having taught from elementary school to higher education, holding degrees in elementary education, masters in higher education and continued on to a PhD in curriculum design. Her husband, Kerry and Tracy breed miniature dachshunds and love to spend time with their growing family. She has published several books including Calais: The Annals of the Hidden, Rachel's 8 and Securing Your Tent.