Michael J. McDonald
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Published by Michael J. McDonald at Smashwords
Cover Photograph by Rhiannon Elenya (Curufin @ stock.xchng)
Copyright 2012 by Michael J. McDonald
Chapter I: Confession
The tower was cold. How could it be anything else? It was made of stone bleached white as the skeletons that rattled in its closets, built with great bricks into a sheer, unfeeling countenance. The ice-slick face of the tower's walls remained featureless inside and out, a uniformity drowning the little glassless window looking out into the vacant greyness of squalling clouds.