Published by Richard Cheesman at Smashwords
Copyright 2011 Richard Cheesman
Contains excerpts from a translation of 'The Poet's Death' by Mikhail Lermontov, 1837.
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The evening sky had turned dark, giving the camp-fire an eerie glow on the nearby ground. Grigori shuddered and shuffled forward, trying to warm himself. He turned to his left and reached out for a stick from the pile he had gathered earlier, and threw it on the fire. He adjusted his coat, making sure the the cooling air didn't get in and give him a chill and pulled the fur-lined hood over his head.