A young girl tries to survive life in a medieval town.
Oh, I didn't sleep very well last night. I never do, really. This house is cold and small. There always seems to be smoke hanging in the air. Right now I am eating a cold piece of bread for breakfast.
I will die from this illness, I'm sure. Our family, like most, is not rich enough to see a doctor.
Look! It's my brother. He has a horrible sickness, though. The Black Death! It is common in the middle ages. Well, off to work I go. There isn't much I can do to help him.
I am a cobbler. This is a common job in my village. Right now I am working on a "master piece." If it pleases a guild leader, I will be able to open my own business and join a crafts guild for cobblers! I have earned enough money for the day. I am going to witness a public execution!
I didn't do it!
This man was accused of murdering his neighbor. This fellow was just run through with a sword. However, some unlucky prisoners are drowned or even burned at the stake.
Look! It's a stray dog. You will find lot's of those in towns like this one.
It is so late! I must get home. Most towns like mine are not safe at night because of thieves and barbarians. Oh, my! I almost stepped on a moldy piece of bread! Everybody in this town just tosses there food out the window! This is the reason that most medieval towns smell so bad.
Where am I? And... who is that!?!?! Oh dear! AHHHHHHH!
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