Chapter 2 – The Prophet (2.11 to 2.15)

2.11 – 10-Gallon Hat “Are ya’ all making these things smaller these days?” the man joked as one of the flight attendants moved forward to help. It was a soft bag, and after a few strategic shoves, they were able to close the compartment door. The man looked around for someplace to put his 10-Gallon hat.Continue reading “Chapter 2 – The Prophet (2.11 to 2.15)”

Chapter 2 – The Prophet (2.16 to 2.20)

2.16 – Executive Lounging Tex would have run off the plane had the other passengers not been in his way. He wanted to put as much distance between himself and his alleged ex-boyfriend as possible. Brig was in no hurry to get off the plane himself. Just as the gate attendant in Salt Lake CityContinue reading “Chapter 2 – The Prophet (2.16 to 2.20)”

Chapter 2 – The Prophet (2.6 to 2.10)

2.6 – Edna Young Brigham “Brig” Young VIII was born in the summer of 1980, the second child but first-born son of the Youngs. Brig’s sister, Brenda, was two years older than he. As the first-born son, Brig was first in line to inherit the massive wealth the Youngs had accumulated throughout the decades. ButContinue reading “Chapter 2 – The Prophet (2.6 to 2.10)”

The Death Zone – Chapter 11.13

Brig awoke from an uninterrupted sleep feeling better than he had in months. Due to the altitude, it was difficult to breathe, but Brig felt energized and eager to be on his way. Another cruel irony, Brig grinned and prepared himself for his final act. He sat up and turned on the light next toContinue reading “The Death Zone – Chapter 11.13”

The Death Zone – Chapter 11.11

The road to Rongbuk was treacherous, and even the Jeep’s heavily chained tires occasionally had difficulty finding traction. There were several times Brig thought he would have to abandon the vehicle and walk the rest of the distance to the monastery, but each time the jeep dug in, and Brig was able to continue. TheContinue reading “The Death Zone – Chapter 11.11”