Listen to "The Windmills of Your Mind" by Michel Legrand:
Below the SurfaceFeaturing Sacrapos and ÉliotBelow the Surface by Shotechi
Spring, Year 760 of the New Age
Moon Cave, The Warren, Oakfern
He stood right next to the lake. A good place to observe the shamans work, not so much to see the actual sacrifice. But his focus layed on the shamans magic anyway. His brown eyes unfocused he sent his magic senses out to observe the creation of their magical leaders. He was sure he would join their ranks soon and wanted to learn as much as possible.
The cave around the moon pool was crouded, the whole herd was gathered in it to watch the sacrifice. The young colt was struggling, trying desperatly to reach the shore. The shamans kept it in place, creating a current in the lake that pulled it back in the middle each and every time. Still it tried. The fear to die ga