The Homecoming by David Griffiths
Approx. 3,320 words.
Published on March 27, 2010.
A handsome and young son of a Findhorn fisherman leaves home and all that is dear to him to follow a dream, unaware of the cost to his soul.
He made for his car, but at the last moment turned down the street away from the harbour. He stopped, and realized that he was shaking from head to foot like someone who had just dashed under an icy mountain waterfall.