you want to obtain a certain thing,
you must first be a certain person.
Once you have become a certain person,
obtaining that certain thing
will not be a concern of yours any more."
hope for nothing.
I fear nothing.
I am free."
Kross, beautiful, willful, yet but a babe in the woods. With flawless
skin, green eyes and a flashing white smile, it was clear early on that
there was something very, very different about Kross. As the
hard work and elements conspired to twist and bend the backs of those
she'd grown up with, Kross was somehow spared the indignities of the
cruel and hopeless life she led.
Kross, adopted child of Anita and Karl Kross, grew up in Inkburrow Crossing,
outside the county seat and industrial center of Clevenger Downs, a
good ways north of London. Like everyone else of her low social standing,
Kross went to work in the textile mills at the age of five. Her aunt
died when she was ten and Karl died in a coal mine accident a few years
later, leaving Erikanna alone in the world... Or so she thought.
last seen on a Sunday up on Howard's Hill as a storm came in the summer
of '92, it wouldn't be the first time Erikanna had been marked down as
dead. Now, struggling to make a life as the mistress of Theodore
Weatherhampton, gentleman farmer and veteran of the Crimean War, perhaps
it would have been preferable to have remained dead, for a cruel fate
was soon to catch up with her....
Kross, born in 1867, died in 1892, and then again, in 1873...
Crossing, north of Manchester and London, Clevenger County.
Do You Want On Your Tombstone?
"Our deeds still travel with us from afar,
And what we have been makes us what we are."
To Shannon Rose's Erikanna
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