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Stories in the series "Spirit of a Woman"

# 1: Spirit of a Woman Part 1

By: Rena Deutsch | DargonZine 15, Issue 3

Cool morning air touched the young woman's face as she stepped outside to start her tasks for the day. "It is going to be a wonderful day today," Anna thought and took a few moments to listen to the twittering birds.   "Don't dawdle, Anna!" a voice called from inside the house.   "Straight, Zarit," Anna replied, "I was just going to feed the goats."   "Hurry up! You have to make the bread!"   Dutifully, Anna complied. It was her handfasting day and tradition required that she ... [ Read More ]

# 2: Spirit of a Woman Part 2

By: Rena Deutsch | DargonZine 15, Issue 5

Anna walked slowly across the snow-covered path; waddling was more like it. Her body, gravid as it was, would not move as gracefully as it used to. Anna didn't care; she felt restless and needed to move around. One hand on her abdomen, the other stretched out to control her balance, she made her way down to the river, taking deep breaths to fill her lungs with fresh air.   It was early in the morning and she had quietly left the ... [ Read More ]