The South Cringle Archduchies — The Gnomestead Tapestry – part 4

The fourth of The Gnomestead Tapestry stories — The South Cringle Archduchies

The South Cringle Archduchies

The South Cringle Archduchies

The Cringles on the other hand were farmers and fruit growers of great reknown.

The Cringles on the other hand were farmers and
fruit growers of great reknown.

The Cringles also produced much, much, more than they could ever use.

The Cringles also produced much, much, more
than they could ever use.

"They" needed grain, fruit, and some more land — and we needed fish and greater protection on our coast from marauders.

“They” needed grain, fruit, and some more land — and we needed fish
and greater protection on our coast from marauders.

...and both o use loved tournaments and wargames or mock wars using non-lethal weapons.

…and both o use loved tournaments and wargames
or mock wars using non-lethal weapons.

Why not just have tournaments and wargames! Why not trade or share what we need and become stronger!

Why not just have tournaments and wargames! Why not trade
or share what we need and become stronger!

This is the continuation of “The South Cringle Archduchies”!

This shorter story was written a while ago, but never published. I hope you enjoy it.

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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