A Muse

Sep. 2nd, 2015 10:30 am[personal profile] krm
krm: (Damn Them)


I listen to the Skye Boat Song (Outlander's opening credits theme) and I look at pictures of the Scottish Highlands, and I can't help but feel nostalgic, and, ultimately depressed.

The Scottish highland setting is a powerful force alone. Couple that with my mother, and you have something that knocks the wind out of you, at least for me.

You see, up until my mom passed away, I would visit her weekly on Tuesdays--her off days. And together, we would catch up on our favorite shows. Game of Thrones, for instance. The latest one was Outlander, a Starz show based on a book series sent in 18th Century Scotland. And the show was powerful, breathtaking. Momma and I--we gushed. I bought her the books. She read them while I was preoccupied with school assignments. And on Tuesdays, she would fill me in on the differences between the show and books. She frequently expressed her excitement for January, when the rest of season one would be aired. In preparation, I bought her an early Christmas gift. A square foot of land and a ladyship title in Scotland. She was officially Lady Kimberly of Scotland. She loved it.

Only there was no January premiere. No Christmas presentation of noble titles. She left December 11th.

And since then, I find it difficult to watch the episodes, flip through the books. Skye Boat brings tears to my eyes.

The land of Kanetalm in Prince of the Vale is based off the Scottish Highlands (at least in geography) for a reason. Keep that in mind.

Prince had also been my favorite thing to write, thus far.
Picture
 
If her spirit flew...
Here is where it went.
From:
Anonymous( )Anonymous This account has disabled anonymous posting.
OpenID( )OpenID You can comment on this post while signed in with an account from many other sites, once you have confirmed your email address. Sign in using OpenID.
User
Account name:
Password:
If you don't have an account you can create one now.
Subject:
HTML doesn't work in the subject.

Message:

 
Notice: This account is set to log the IP addresses of everyone who comments.
Links will be displayed as unclickable URLs to help prevent spam.

Profile

krm: (Default)
krm

April 2017

S M T W T F S
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
232425262728 29
30      

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Jul. 24th, 2017 12:38 pm
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios