The Castle of the Conventional

Week 25

As the beast rose ever so slowly from the magma and the epoch-thick soot, I began to notice glimmers of light ever so subtle in their escape from the rock walls. The lights were far too bright to be diamonds hidden in the walls of this hell, and yet pronounced enough to get my attention. For goodness sakes there had to be a least a billion of these lights now becoming more and more present. I snuck on all fours to look below the ledge I had wandered onto, and lo and behold, the lights travelled as far as my basic eyes could see all the way downwards into the ancient…