We saw him coming from a long way off. We weren’t expecting him, but we saw him coming. He wasn’t very close, this Mr. Taylor, not when we saw him. Not actually. But being where he was, it was close enough. Being where he was, we might as well have been in his ear.
This starts off awesome-totally into it from the get-go...(BREAK to take care of stuff)...and continues in much the same vein. From the beginning to end thoroughly enjoyed your rich language, which reached a dazzling peak with "the pincers of the stag beetle." The language reminds me once again that prose, and, like, words, don't ever need to be as boring and as "nichtssagend" (the awesome German word for it-literally "say nothing") as the language we all hear every day on the news, in the papers, and on (ugh) social media. You can be very proud, and I wish the world would be more appreciative of such efforts. It has value, where plagiarized Harry Potter garbage and the like does not. Thanks for this.