as many of you know i'm no writer but if you excuse the grammar poor English and probable plot discrepancy i will be writing to help encourage peoples imaginations if people enjoy it then i'll probably do more if not we'll never speak of this again
as with most stories we start with a cataclysm. not just because the cycle of new beginnings often starts with the destruction of old, but also because there's no better motivator for a quest then things going completely wrong. (e.g. when your hungry you'll be motivated to get food, right? well when your in trouble your main instinct is to get yourself out of it. which is exactly whas going to happen next.
the day was sunny and pleasant with a cool breeze that dulled the intensity of the heat and people milled about at the centre of the town. in the courtyard stood a statue older then memory but curiously made of wood this ancient tree was carved with a mastery that seemed to have died out long ago or perhaps the need for such