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Skig the Warrior

by Cheryl Frances-Hoad From The Thought Machine (2016)

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Skig the Warrior
English source: Kate Wakeling

Skig the warrior was more of a worrier.

He didn’t want to spear deer
or pillage villages
or hoot and toot when the crew looted somewhere new.

He’d rather play Scrabble than join the rack and rabble.

Yep, Skig was in no hurry to be a warrior.
It only made him worry (and sorrier).

Composer

Cheryl Frances-Hoad

Cheryl's music has been described as “like a declaration of faith in the eternal verities of composition” (The Times), with “a voice overflowing not only with ideas, but also with the discipline and artistry necessary to harness them” (The…

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