Shadows of the Heart
Prologue: The Contract
If you must blink, do it now. Pay careful attention to everything you see and hear, no matter how unusual it may seem. And please be warned, if you fidget, if you look away, if you forget any part of what you read here, even for an instant, than our hero will surely perish.
Furthermore, this story is a work of fiction. Similarities between characters of events to persons living or dead in your world are purely coincidental. Only those who have agreed to the above have the privilege of partaking in this tale. If you agree, than please, continue onward, if not, than leave now and never return…