As usual, here’s a snippet from Jarn’s Journal. For a longer version see my main blog; for the whole Journal to date see my author site. There are a number of other authors on Science Fiction and Fantasy Saturday; visit them!
Year 3 Day 50
I can be treated as a god.
Or I can find some place where the People never come, and live utterly alone, perhaps for centuries.
I cannot face the second option.
I do not want to be a god. But already I have influenced these people, simply by knowing that certain things – like the fish traps or weaving clothes as they weave baskets – are possible. Can I live among them without changing them?
Some of the shamans still fear that I will diminish their authority, but most want me to stay near their gathering place. It is certainly a better place than that where my shelter is now. There is a lake, and trees, and a great abundance of wild animals.