I woke up one morning to an unusual sound. I looked out my window
and there stood a very, very short man (1.5 feet) throwing pebbles
at my window. Despite my disbelieve I ran down stairs, put on a
pair of shoes and a jacket. I then ran outside. "Who are you" I
asked the tiny man? "I am the Awakener!" he said in a humorous
manner. "Umm ok, what does that mean?" I asked cautiously.
"You'll find out if you follow me," he replied in a calm voice.
"I guess I will follow you." "Good, good that's very good," so he
set off at quite a fast pace for such a small person. I followed
him silently for what seemed like hours. Finally we came to a
river. I wondered why he had brought me here of all places. As I
waited patiently he began dancing around in a circle and muttering
in a language which I guessed to be Latin. "What are you d..." I
began to ask. But before I could finish my sentence blue and black
smoke began to rise from the dew covered ground. As I watched the
smoke, it transformed into a door made of blue and black fog glass.
I was so awestruck I didn't say a word for about five minutes.
"What is that?" I asked quietly." That is a choice, a
choice between accepting there is magic in the world, accepting
that everything you believe in can change in seconds and a choice
to take a risk." he said and calmly continued, "Now the
question I have for you is will you take a chance that could change
everything you ever believed in?"I had to think for a minute after
a million thoughts flew through my head I made my decision."I
will." I replied. "Then prepare to be awoken!" and with that I
followed him through a choice.
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