A Gift in the Dark - Short Story

      Gavin Wilson
A Gift in the Dark - Short Story

A short story based on Cornish mining legend, and including in my compilation of the same name. There are things in the darkness that you cannot see, unless they want to be seen. A miner's descent into the earth begins a descent into madness, history and legend. When will it end?A nostalgic short about the true meaning of Christmas. Through the voice of a young narrator we find out about Ralph, the eighty-year-old man who never learned to read or write. Ralph has a burning need to send a Christmas card to his estranged sister, and with the children's help, learns much more than the ABC's.
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