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The Granny’s Fool

 

 

 

I always thought of him as a fool.

Only a fool is not quite what you think. . .       .

A fool is someone whose thoughts are incomprehensible. . .          We hear them, but we can’t understand them.

 

A silly person’s thoughts are confused, but they can be understood. . .       not like a crazy person’s. . .

 

The fool’s not like that. . .          – some pieces,   often incoherent, but something is hiding behind them. . .     I can’t understand what.

 

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Well, let them think that he’s crazy, this boy, . . .         – it’s safer. . .     – he’s the last of the O. . .  maybe they won’t kill him then. . .

 

 

 

That’s what I thought when I tried to give them something to eat. . .      so that he doesn’t starve to death – he’s just a baby, . . .            he won’t survive on what he can find himself.

 

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His parents were killed recently. . .

At first, he didn’t show up, he was probably hiding. . .       then he started coming. . . 

he was hungry. . .           and was hoping for something. . .

 

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I liked him before – gray-eyed. . .       like father. . .      fair-haired. . .

he smiles when I call. . .             I’ll bend my fingers so softly. . .           so they won’t see.

 

They saw it, of course. . .         they guessed that I was feeding him. . .       They said, “There goes Granny’s fool again. . .  “

. . .   Yes,    I was so old back then. . .           my daughter had a son. . .

 

 

Well, . . .      I call him, put something in his hand to eat, and tell him by thought to go away. . .      not to stay here too long. . .

 

He understood everything. . .         he smiles at me with his eyes and goes straight on. . .

Then he disappeared. . .        I thought he was hiding somewhere. . .            Then I found out that they found and beat him almost to death. . .        these. . .

They dragged the body on a rope. . .         it was covered in blood. . .      They shouted that he would be executed for disobedience. . .

Execution for disobedience should be seen by everyone. . .        otherwise, they would just kill him and throw. . .

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He saw me as he was being dragged. . .              I couldn’t tell him anything. . .     because of the pain, he couldn’t hear my thoughts. . .

He didn’t call anyone while they were torturing him. . .         I called, I asked Death to take him away faster. . .

 

She didn’t hear me. . .       or she couldn’t take him.

 

 

 

He was just like his father. . .        even though he was little.      His father was from O. . .        and he never submit to These..

He was put on a stake. . .       not immediately, of course, they mocked at first. . .

He died in the morning. . .     I felt it. . .      I went to him. . .         I wanted to remove the body and hide it in the rocks on the mountain.

 

 

When dawn broke, I had already hidden the body. . .       they would never find it. . .        they are afraid to go to the mountain because of the snakes. . .

 

 

They’ve been running around the village all day. . .      they were looking for me. . .      they knew, understood that it was me who took off the boy. . .

 

 

 

I didn’t want to live any more. . .      he was my last joy, my fool. . .      granny’s.

 

I watched These run from afar. . .

Then they found me.

 

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Who am I?

The mother of the Star. . .          if you know who the Stars are. . .

 

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She was put on the same stake…     I don’t want to say the rest.

 

 

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