Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Sacred Trust Chapter 3

Sacred Trust Chapter 3 has been posted

Sacred Trust Chapter 3 has been posted. In the tradition of such great writers as Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Charles Dickens and Stephen King, "Sacred Trust" is being produced serially. If you read it and hate it, let me know. If you read it and love it, tell me more! If you read it and have some ideas about where I should take the plot, the characters or the setting, that would be terrific. Feel free to give me some freestyle advice.

I'd also be interested in generating some donations for organizations doing important work so if you are willing to make a donation to a good cause and you want me to use your name or the name of your business or something like that in the story, send me a note with your offer and I'll do my best to accommodate you.

As I have said, the process here is not completely novel, though inviting collaboration seems to be somewhat unique. Releasing a book in parts, chapters or sections has been done by Mark Twain, Charles Dickens and Stephen King, to name a few. I don't claim to be deserving of a place in this august company - just making the point that I'm not plowing new ground completely. This plow has plenty of chips in the paint as near as I can tell.

So here we go - Section 1 "The Trust" introduces us to the cast of characters beginning with Charles Stonebridge in chapter one. In chapter two we met Douglas Fitzhugh Roy "Fitz" and Sasha Brandt. Though you don't know it yet, Fitz and Sasha are quite possibly related - though they have never met before. Somewhere back in their family tree there is at least a loose affiliation with "The Peacemaker" and Hiawatha, two revered and historical figures that form a key constellation in the grand galaxy of Iroquois History. Sash is official - a card carrying member of the Iroquois nation. Fitz on the other hand is just a mutt with a past that likes hidden in a blue blood family's "shame".

Chapter Three introduces Linda Levy a cop from Boston who has a grand affinity for the White Mountains and rock climbing. Growing up with her Cop father - also a rock climber - she was introduced to climbing in the Schuwangunks in northern New York but discovered the Rocks of Rattlesnake Mountain in the foothills of the White Mountains in her thirties and never looked back. Linda is also an attorney but she gave up her place in the bar to return to policing where her heart lay. Having dedicated nearly a half century to the law Linda is about to find herself on the other side of it. She doesn't know it yet but she is about to learn about the finer points of Civil Disobedience.

The White Mountains
Calendar with 13 beautiful images
Suitable for framing when the year ends!
See it here.

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