Awaken the Dawn
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Chapter 2

By Elizabeth Hopkinson
Jul 2, 2019 · 2,618 words · 10 minutes

Mother and child in the mist.

Photo by John Royle via Unsplash.

From the author: Eleanor makes further discoveries about Griffin the minstrel, and the mysterious Psalter.


  1. For the director of music. To [the tune of] "The Doe of the Morning". A psalm of David. (Psalm 22).

A man may obtain pardon for his sins by taking the cross and fighting the infidel. (Personally, I always felt a little sorry for the infidel, but that is because I am a sinful woman). If he falls in battle, he goes straight to heaven and his name is glorious. This is well for him, provided that he does actually die outright and not just become maimed or crippled, in which case he simply goes...

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