A Nice Ring To It. — The Gnomestead Tapestry – part 8

The third of The Gnomestead Tapestry stories — A Nice Ring To It.

A Nice Ring To It.

A Nice Ring To It.

The knights gathered on the ramparts and discussed what next they should try... Smoother Road! ...take too long... Larger chunk of ice? No wagon large enough... Insulate it with straw? ...still need too large a wagon. Try as they might they could not find an answer.

The knights gathered on the ramparts and discussed what next they should try…
Smoother Road! …take too long…
Larger chunk of ice? No wagon large enough…
Insulate it with straw? …still need too large a wagon.
Try as they might they could not find an answer.

Brother Jacque had an important question. Just what do you want this huge chunk of ice for anyway? Maybe you could do whatever it is... there? But whether or not to tell the good brother, was an issue.

Brother Jacque had an important question.
Just what do you want this huge chunk of ice for anyway?
Maybe you could do whatever it is… there?
But whether or not to tell the good brother, was an issue.

The knights silently pondered. ? ? ? (I wonder what we're having for dinner?) ? ? ?

The knights silently pondered.
? ? ? (I wonder what we’re having for dinner?) ? ? ?

It's a surprise. Sir Squarehead simply said.

It’s a surprise.
Sir Squarehead simply said.

That is the only other solution I can come up with good Sir Knights. Go to the ice. Thank you Brother Jacque, I'll have to see if that will work. The Knights' next move was to see if the Princess' party could be moved!

That is the only other solution I can come up with good Sir Knights.
Go to the ice.
Thank you Brother Jacque, I’ll have to see if that will work.
The Knights’ next move was to see if the Princess’ party could be moved!

The knights brought forward the idea of having the party in the mountains to the King. No. Who didn't much care for the idea.

The knights brought forward the idea of having the party in the mountains to the King.
No.
Who didn’t much care for the idea.

“A Nice Ring To It.” will be continued! Watch for it!

“A Nice Ring To It” is a longer story than “The Hunt!” but it’s a fun story. It is a half hour cartoon compared to a  5-10 minute short — or something like that. It’s all about a birthday — but read on…

The holiday season is here and with the season comes thoughts of charity. I urge you to follow through with those thoughts and give to the charity of your choice. I also hope you remember the spirit of giving through the rest of the year.

If you are interested, check out We’ll Make Cents’ “Standing With Courage” project and their “50-Cents – a Jar of Change” drive.

DWPenner

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