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Gold Tithings He d never had another man belong to him, not like this, where the ties between them were a leash and an iron collarWhen Anton goes to market to buy an ox, he comes home with a slave rebellious, resentful Petre, who has nothing to say to a free man To survive on Anton s remote farm, they have to work together But trust doesn t come easily when you re a slave, and neither does forging a connection across the divide of an iron collar and the ghosts of the past Beautiful Wow this was beautiful in its simplicity Not a lot going on but it feltpoignant I do wish we had a less abstract ending but maybe that s the beauty of it It spelled out a lot of possibilities so how it ends is up to each reader Beautiful First of all I want to thank my friends for recommending me this short story because I absolutely loved it How is it possible that a 28 pages short story could make me feel like I ve read a full novel in the space of an hour Anton is an impoverished farmer visiting the market to buy an ox, but who instead returns home with a slave, intended to go to the rock mines and spend the last of his days there chained to a rock It was a stupid decision because an ox would have helped him with the plow a First of all I want to thank my friends for recommending me this short story because I absolutely loved it How is it possible that a 28 pages short story could make me feel like I ve read a full novel in the space of an hour Anton is an impoverished farmer visiting the market to buy an ox, but who instead returns home with a slave, intended to go to the rock mines and spend the last of his days there chained to a rock It was a stupid decision because an ox would have helped him with the plow and live through the winter, but his heart was weak because the slave reminded him of his former lover Now he has two mouths to feed and no ox to help him farm.This is their story, how the master and the slave work together side by side to build a future We are left with a HFN, but I couldn t have been happier with the ending Pick this up, it takes you less than an 1 hr to read it and it s beautiful It s not your average master slave story because Anton is very kind to Petre I didn t even feel he truly saw him as a slave When an author conveys so much in less than 50 pages it s a 5 stars from me RE READ REVIEW, MAY 2018 I feel soooooo goooood now It was as sweet, as unassuming and as exquisitely painted by Kate Islay as I remembered it from my previous reads of this great short Understated.I really don t have any useful or stunning observations This story is peaceful, which when one thinks about all the things going on slavery, subsistence farming, grief that it would seem overwhelming But it s not There s an acceptance, and unspoken choices that give the feeling of quiescence Too short to rate higher, I feel as if we ve just met Petre and Anton, and while there is a resolution of sorts it feels like not enough Clearly, this could be a companion piece to somethin Understated.I really don t have any useful or stunning observations This story is peaceful, which when one thinks about all the things going on slavery, subsistence farming, grief that it would seem overwhelming But it s not There s an acceptance, and unspoken choices that give the feeling of quiescence Too short to rate higher, I feel as if we ve just met Petre and Anton, and while there is a resolution of sorts it feels like not enough Clearly, this could be a companion piece to somethingNonetheless, it is a pleasant coffee break read

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