1477 c/o Andrew Borgstrom

Transylvania, 1477

While mother generally said, "No children, stay inside, just for today, I need you near me," today she said, "Go, run, play, while I roast turkey for dinner." And then her stomach growled images of children gagging on their roasted mothers, and Turkish emissaries with turbans nailed to their heads. The children sang, "Vlad is dead," but mother still changed the menu: "Go, run, play, while I broil duck for dinner." Four days earlier, in France, wolves half-ate the Duke of Burgundy's body so that the only recognizable remains were the scars on his uneaten flesh blazing under the sun.