“The Magic Wall” / Memorable Fancies #1231

    There is a magic wall far away at the West edge of our kingdom, the wise men told you, and you were determined to ascend it. Others who’d climbed it advised you not to – for your own sake. But you were determined to climb it and set forth, and after many setbacks you eventually reached the wall and climbed hand over hand to the top.

     You scanned the horizon, saw other realms and their peoples that would, someday, be. Then you turned around, looked into the ever-fainter past. The wall was moving through time, at the same hurried and deadly pace that you were aging.

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Buy it at amazon.com/author/terencekuch: Everything Wants to Happen, the first thousand Memorable Fancies from this blog, revised and updated.

Happen cover pshopped

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