Dynasty. Monk Abel’s Compass

Do you think we celebrate the anniversaries of the great? It is they who celebrate the benchmarks of our destiny. So… A royal ball. A history quiz and a handsome prize awaiting its winner. But instead of a fairy we have the mysterious Abel’s “compass” whose prophecies were heeded by Russian emperor... more
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Published on: 2013-06-03
Pages: 38


Rita TALVERDIEVA Dynasty Monk Abel’s Compass Devoted to the 400th anniversary of the House of Romanov

If your life is a mess with no ori- Instead of a Preface enting points, use a compass. At the cross of the four parts of the world you will glimpse a chance One has to be very careful in you’ve never seen before, you’ll choosing one’s parents. spot a path you’ve failed to see. Heinrich Heine Rita Talverdieva One may not reach the dawn save by the path of night. Khalil Gibran All rights are reserved No part of the on-line version of this book can be copied in any form and in any way, including downloading it in the Internet and corporate networks for private or public use without the author’s written permission. A t the entrance of the ancient theatre built in 1914 there was quite a commo- tion. A vintage street banner with the Talverdieva, Rita. meter-high letters “Royal Ball” was gorgeously Dynasty. Monk Abel’s Compass: Short Story / Rita lit and inspired a vague nostalgic feeling. The Talverdieva. — 72 pages. magic word “ball” filled the air with diamond sparkles, reflecting on people’s faces. It was Do you think we celebrate the anniversaries of the great? not the hissing word “thrash” or the common- It is they who celebrate the benchmarks of our destiny. place “party,” nor was it the shapeless “get- So… A royal ball. A history quiz and a handsome prize awaiting together” or the croaking “corporate party” its winner. But instead of a fairy we have the mysterious Abel’s “compass” whose prophecies were heeded by Russian (what a tongue-twister!), but the shimmering emperors. At the crossroads of the four parts of the world and glamorous word “ball”… is a XXI century Cinderella. It is not by chance that balls are always Will the fairy tale spring to life? the right setting for Cinderellas to find their princes and for fairies to weave the lace of ISBN 978-5-89314-536-6 © Talverdieva R., 2013 their magic. 3


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