Idols, Ogres, and Jesters
by Pierce du Buisson
When humans learn to love, they soon know the fear of losing that love. When love is lost and fears come true, we must needs learn to laugh. Here are five tales inscribed upon the wings of love, to make the heart soar, five tableaus of dread, drawn in different strokes by the chill hands of evil and death, and five moments of mirth, for making the human condition whole.