Escape

Escape - The Village by the River

Escape - The Village by the River

Without wasting any time, Jerrik and the little troll decide to join forces to escape. The way down does look quite steep, whether you look at it from the top or from the bottom.

Troll

Troll - The Village by the River

Troll - The Village by the River

Jerrik discovers that a troll is held captive with him. This is both comforting and unsettling, since trolls were only supposed to appear in bedtime stories.

Bird’s Nest

Bird's Nest - The Village by the River

Bird's Nest - The Village by the River

Jerrik comes to his senses in a room with a -bird’s nest- view. While it offers a striking view of the neighbourhood, something tells me it’s on the wrong side of it. We will just have to wait an see what happens!

Rock

Rock - The Village by the River

Rock - The Village by the River

Now, who puts a rock in the middle of a tall grass clearing? If only Jerrik had know, he might have taken a different route…

Predator

Predator - The Village by the River

Predator - The Village by the River

The flying predator, whatever it is, seems determined to catch a Jerrik for its supper! It’s pretty clear the tall grass will not be enough to keep our little guy out of harm’s way.

Turn Around

Turn Around - The Village by the River

Turn Around - The Village by the River

Jerrik often felt compelled to do what he knew his parents would disapprove of. In this case, to turn around was not an option.

Myth

Myth - The Village by the River

Myth - The Village by the River

Jerrik had only heard about trolls from his father’s bedtime stories. They had eventually become a myth that adults did not indulge in.

Festivities

Festivities - The Village by the River

Festivities - The Village by the River

To close the Harvest season, the village celebrated with their biggest festivities of the year.

Harvest

Harvest - The Village by the River

Harvest - The Village by the River

At the end of the warm season, came harvest time. Everyone in the village participated as their survival depended on it.

Story time

Bedtime stories - The Village by the River

Bedtime stories - The Village by the River

Even though it came just before the dreaded bed time, story time was Jerrik’s favourite. Depending on who was narrating, the nature of the tales varied dramatically!