For King and Country

Aaron Meacham
2 min readFeb 9, 2020
Photo by Bruno van der Kraan on Unsplash

Sir Ulfbert thrust his torch into the dark cavern. His hand shook at the thought of the quest that awaited him within.

“You seek to prove your courage,” the old witch had crowed. She had grabbed Ulfbert’s hand, running a white finger across his palm.

“As a new knight, I must present to the King a trophy of my service to the kingdom. I was told you might — ”

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Aaron Meacham

My name anagrams to “a man becomes.” I love movies and Kurt Vonnegut. I don’t understand how anagrams work.