Tales of the Tuatha ( chapter 14 of the keep it sweet and short tales)

The Tree Dragon’s Eye

aine's sky

The sky kept changing, changing! Was Aine angry with her?

The tree dragon menaced.  “Well!” he demanded, “what of my payment?” Looking up, she saw a single shining sphere gazing at her through the foliage. With an astonished recognition she replied, “Why sir, you already have my payment! The eye you possess is one of my own dreams in which I journey!” As the creature recoiled in confusion the thieving raven saw opportunity and once again swooped down and plucked up the orb.

The  blind tree dragon  began shaking with a terrible rage but Niamh had already entered the portal.

 the clever Niamh

20 Comments Add yours

  1. lizziegudkov says:

    What will happen next!!!! The story comes to life with the expressive vocabulary you use. Great job! The images are stunning and they do tell a tale!


  2. Great warming image!


  3. I love dragons in stories, but wouldn’t want to meet one!

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    1. the one played by Sean Connery maybe!! )


      1. I was thinking of the three dragons in Game of Thrones, but the Sean Connery one will do just nicely, too!


  4. Peter Nena says:

    Beautiful. Definitely shared. Is it part of a longer tale. Would love to read it.


    1. thank you Peter. Coming from you much appreciated! They are linked in Tales of the Tuatha and have turned into a never ending story!! ) Often inspired by a photograph I’ve taken!!

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      1. Peter Nena says:

        I think you should develop these tales into a book. It would make a beautiful story.

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  5. Mark Simms says:

    Another fantastical image…..great light


    1. thanks Mark! it was a bit of a surprise!!


  6. lauramacky says:

    Another beautiful image!!! Cute little story too…seems we’ve had dragons on the mind 😉


    1. great minds think alike!! Thanks Laura!


      1. lauramacky says:

        You’re welcome 🙂

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  7. Very descriptive and so nice to read with the image. I have always been such a visual person and relied on visual memory.


    1. thanks so much, me too!!


  8. Leanne Cole says:

    Gorgeous image, the light is fantastic.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. thanks Leanne!! It’s an infrared photo with CS6 colour enhancement. Check out my tea at the castle. The history etc reminds me of your Werribee mansion.


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