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The Hero’s Return

The Hero’s Return
July 18
20:45 2014

JOHN BENNETT

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The hero
sets off
on a
quest for
something high
& boon-
granting &
halfway into
the journey
meets up
with a
monster that
he vanquishes
with the
help of
a spirit
that pops
up out
of nowhere
& after
his journey
is complete
he returns
to his
people steeped
in wisdom.

What’s never
mentioned is
that nine
times out
of ten they
crucify him.

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Find John Bennett’s novels, short stories, and shards at Hcolom Press. You can contact him, or get on his Shards list at dasleben@fairpoint.net. Read a review of his novel Children of the Sun & Earth here
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