The Night Watch
(An Ongoing Saga by Steven R. Harrel)
(Taken from concepts found in “This Side of the Whirlwind”)
5 a.m. Wednesday morning January 30, 2008
With the intense similitude of a passing freight-train an immense voice rose, screamed something unintelligible in his head and quickly faded away driving TS straight out of bed where he stood wide-eyed, awake and cold.
TS realized he stood covering his ears, “Wow!” he said loudly, “What was that?”
Such abruptness caused Irene to throw up a protective arm against TS’ wailing.
“Good heavens, TS! Do you have to shout? I was up late all last night and just got to sleep a few hours ago. Go back to bed T. Have a little mercy.”
Gently, TS sat down and was about to sooth his wife’s ire when he was seized by a great power. TS’ arms stretched out behind him as his eyes involuntarily shot skyward and the voice of the Lord enveloped him! Continue reading