A new story from Sean Hannity


But she doesn't finish it he refuses to kill shares on until she can complete the story which she does the following night as soon as she's done however she begins another tale and the cycle starts over and it's her desperation to stay alive that gives birth to a collection of stories that have influenced cultures and literature all over the world our desperation didn't just allow her to keep her head it gave her security she became too important to discard much like a young Italian scientist in Scotland around fifteen hundred his name was John Damian and he arrived promising great big things to King James the fourth Jane James allow Damien to set up a laboratory inside Stirling castle in order to carry out his experiments under a watchful eye the king was in search of something important something that had eluded rulers and explorers for thousands of years every culture had a different name for it the elixir of life the elixir of immortality and occasionally the philosopher's stone and yes for fans of a certain boy wizard it's that philosophers stone the king gave Damian everything he needed money time resources all in the pursuit of a substance that would not only bring eternal life but turn any other material into gold and Damien certainly took advantage of his benefactors generosity records from the time to note the purchases of all sorts of scientific equipment including cauldrons glass flasks and other materials he spared no expense about whatever he needed whenever he needed it including copious amounts of whiskey like many rulers throughout history King James sought to control and maintain his wealth by any means necessary this often involves research into the supernatural wind realistic solutions prove too time consuming or unsuccessful unfortunately after about seven years it didn't look like Damien was any closer to eternal youth then when he started instead he turned his eyes toward the heavens specifically he wanted to get as close to them as possible dreams of wealth and immortality were set aside as the alchemist became obsessed with making man fly you watched birds other wings caught the wind and propel themselves up higher and higher how they could glide on a current affair for seconds before needing to flat again Amy and study the mechanics until he thought he figured it out he began designing wings for himself based on his observations even going so far as to include feathers in the final product to that end he ordered eagle feathers but could only get hen feathers at the time no matter feathers were feathers right and these would have to do there was only one problem Damian worked alone he had no one to test this theory or his new fangled contraption which left only one other possibility you have to test it himself so at the end of September in fifteen oh seven he strapped his feathered wings to his back and climb to the top of Stirling castle and then he jumped onlookers applauded as Damien took to the skies he was a man of conviction who bravely tested his scientific advancements on himself when no one else would if only his conviction was enough to keep them airborne you see gluing feathers together in flapping his arms didn't have the intended effect it felt like a stone just after take off he managed to survive though thanks to a well placed pilot done waiting below bruised and smelly Damian blames his failure on his choice of feathers claiming hen's feathers were more attracted to the ground then eagles feathers would have been better sound very scientific though he should have sought some advice from a good friend of his back in Italy who had also been sketching plans for his own flying machines together they might have had more success or at least brought more of their drawings to life.

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