Can the future be foretold? That is a question Victor Nelson, paranormal investigator and gentleman adventurer must answer on a rainy London afternoon. General Eric Winters certainly thinks it can, but his supposed foreknowledge has led to some terrible outcomes on the Western Front. But are... read more
“‘I don’t believe in predestination,’ she stated confidently. ‘Our fates and futures are in our own hands, not in the stars, or the Tarot.’I nodded. ‘Oh, I agree. But a prediction can tell us something of our lives, regardless of how accurate it is, even if that’s through simply causing us to disagree with the fortune teller. They can warn us, frighten us from following a particular path that we were set upon by highlighting some factor we had not previously considered. And, of course, to many, they bring a lot of comfort.’”
“‘The Fool: a symbol of man’s unceasing search for experience. He is full of foolish wisdom that others consider trivial or fantastic. The Fool represents the childlike ability held by some to tune into the mystical workings of the universe, a harmony with the disharmonious. He holds a flower, showing his appreciation of beauty.’It may have been my imagination, but did Ciara blush at the connotations of that? It was hard to see her fully in the afternoon shadows. Perhaps it was wishful thinking on my part. Maybe she hadn’t picked up on the inference at all; I almost hoped not as it might later provoke a negative reaction; flowers never lasted longer than a few days.”
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