Sunday November 19, 2006
Book 8: The Sharp End of the Stick — Part III: Out of the Frying Pan...


Narrator: Kevyn re-invents the bow-and-drill firestarter.
Kevyn: The tinder is nice and dry.

The animal hide is just slack enough here in the bow.

Kevyn: Enough talk. Let's make fire, and stop living like an animal.
Kevyn: Oh-ho! An ember!
Kevyn: Into the tinder with a quick puff of air. . .
Kevyn: And flame! Now for a touch with my sap-infused torch. . .
Kevyn: Hah! I am no animal! I am MAN, and I rule THE VERY FLAMES OF HEAVEN!
Kevyn: Oops?