The Pillars Of The Earth: Jack's Story

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Jack is the only child of his mother Ellen. He does not speak to strangers and has been through some hard times. he meets Tom Builder and his family, Martha and Alfred. Then he meets Aliena, the gorgeous daughter of the Earl of Shiring, but then her farther is sentenced to death. Jack falls in love with her the second he lays his eyes on her. But they must battle through many hardships, the cathedral that is in the progress of being built crumbles and Tom Builder dies. Alfred also takes to Aliena and trouble brews.

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The Pillrs Of The Earth: Jack's Story

Submitted: May 02, 2011

Jack is the only child of his mother Ellen. He does not speak to strangers and has been through some hard times. he meets Tom Builder and his family, Martha and Alfred. Then he meets Aliena, the gorgeous daughter of the Earl of Shiring, but then her farther is sentenced to death. Jack falls in love with her the second he lays his eyes on her. But they must battle through many hardships, the cathedral that is in the progress of being built crumbles and Tom Builder dies. Alfred also takes to Aliena and trouble brews. Read Chapter

Submitted: June 23, 2015

Chapter Two I lay in bed. Sleep had left me; it had crawled back to daylight and given up on my soul. I kept thinking back to the fam... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 23, 2015

Chapter Three I returned home exhausted, dehydrated and humiliated because I had not been able to find the family. Ma looked at me, w... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 23, 2015

Chapter Four As we trekked the long journey to the castle, deep down my heart was pounding. I looked up at the tall walls and I could... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 23, 2015

Chapter Five “Aliena!” I heard Martha shout. I turned to see who she had called. I cannot begin to describe the feeling I got as ... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 23, 2015

Chapter Six We arrived at Kingsbridge, Tom’s toolbox in his firm hands. I looked around, at the muddy grounds inside the church. Mu... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 23, 2015

Chapter Seven That night, I lay in bed and overheard Tom talking to Ma. “He’s better off here than he is with me, but I don’t w... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 23, 2015

Chapter Eight I glanced back, fear creeping through my body as I saw just how fast the flames were furiously making their way across ... Read Chapter

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