The Wayfarer’s Buckle

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The Wayfarer's BuckleSince they were young, their father always set challenges before the three brothers, challenges for their minds and their bodies.  Challenges that tested their hearts and their spirits.  Challenges that tested their chosen discipline.  The eldest, Protos, sought to master commerce.  So their father, who was a wealthy merchant in the southern province, once set to Protos the task of managing some of his most demanding patrons.  The youngest, Teliko, was strong, brave, fast, and agile.  He sought to master all sport.  So their father once set to Teliko the task of climbing the highest mountain in the province, a task that only three other people had managed since the mountain had been discovered.  Mesos was the middle son and a student of history and myth.  So their father once set him on a quest to find the rarest book of history that told the story of their province. Continue reading