Coventry CarolA.J. Hall
Coventry Carol is a short story in the Torchwood universe, putting the events of Torchwood: Children of Earth into an historical perspective. Frobisher was a good man…
Herod, the king, in his raging,
His men of might, in his own sight,
All children young to slay.
Then woe is me, poor Child for Thee!
And ever mourn and pray,
For thy parting nor say nor sing,
Bye, bye, lully, lullay.
Coventry Carol - Trad. 16 Cent
Warnings: The author chooses not to warn.
The original central cover image is a composite of the painting ‘Massacre of the Innocents’ by Giotto di Bondone and a photograph of the alter in the apsidal chancel of the old Coventry Cathedral by Carlos Delgado. The fonts used in this book are from the Source Serif Pro font family by Frank Grießhammer.
The images and fonts were used under license detailed on their respective website pages at the date of this book publication.
As usual, Russ from shoes for industry designed the book cover, produced the books and compiled the on-line work.
The opinions, prejudices, faults and spelling herein are all my own work, and I apologise in advance for them.
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- First Edition: 28th Jul 2010
- 2nd Edition: 12th Aug 2010
- 3rd Edition: 4th May 2021
This work is created as a transformative work on a not-for-profit basis. All rights in the underlying properties are those of their respective holders.