In Angola they feel prisoners political accused of any crime. They say that it is a democratic regime that it is in the middle of the joy of their functions. The democratic potencies close the eyes and they point that it is like this that it is good, that it is like this that it is made the stability in Africa. Here is the income of the terrorism of which Europe is not gotten to loosen. Who supports the corruption and their dictatorships, in the bottom it is also terrorist without the knowledge.

domingo, 14 de dezembro de 2008

The King's Horseman (V). Novel

The champion Divad, always of hands free, big republican, it is made to accompany for several ambassadors and journalists supporting of the republic, in the dislocation to the county of Jesus' Martyrdom for us to observe the gigantic stable and stables that the king ordered to build. He will be to receive modern flying horses. Very well reduced by musketeers, of them one is sent with a message for the king.

He leaves with his faster horse than the wind. He arrives to the station of seedling of horses of Marufa. Nobody is not, of certainty they went to the tournament of the marathon. He abandons the horse for this to rest. But somebody hungry person peep as a mouse. He takes possession of the tired animal and it takes him. A child is satisfied, today the hunger will be deceived:
- Father, today we will carve good meat.

The messenger drags a horse well cool air and the mount continues. Through where passes seems a hurricane. Is going alarming:
- Free road! Free road! The king's messenger!
I habitually eat the creatures in the streets get scared. They are heard, they sit down the habitual concerns:
- When they trot means like this that will have problems.
- Oh! They always walk drunks.
- It should be because of the money of the black liquid.
- They already stole, they already corrupted more money.
- It is not anything of that. They go but it is to sand the life of somebody.

The messenger arrives to palace. Enters to ride, it doesn't stop in the guards sentries. These in panic are alarmed, and they sound the alarm. The tired messenger gets take off the voice.
- Message for the king.
The guard's boss arrives, he questions him:
- Message for the king?!
- Yes, very urgent.
- Guards! Arrest him, is a republican spy. Put him the irons, with the heaviest balls.
The unfortunate wants to show her innocence, in answer they loosen him a shower of punches. They drag him for a dungeon built only to arrest republican. He is incommunicable.

The musketeers in the great stable wait that the messenger arrives with reinforcements. The republicans are going moving forward. They interview a villager:
- Did they leave of here to the force?
- Yes.
- Do they go where?
- We don't know. They removed us everything. The earth, the things that plants, our horses. We are in the poverty. We slept under the trees.
- Does the king know about that?
- He knows. They are her musketeers that make that. They don't leave anybody to pass.

The musketeers decide to send another messenger. When it crosses the street of Marufa the population is shown very apprehensive.
- Other (!), this time the thing is really serious.
- They must have stolen a lot.
- It is better preparing ourselves to flee.
- Where?! They are on the whole side.
- We will ask the republicans for help.
- That not. We will die all.
- To happen another messenger, it is because it comes a great war there.
The other messenger enters in palace, exactly as the previous.
- Message for the king.
The guard's boss scratches the head. Looks at the sky without stars.
- I will ask the king for the dismissal. I leave my place to any nut.
He looks at the new messenger. He doesn't know what to do. Cry out:
- Shit!.. Didn’t know that the republicans are crazy.

Suddenly his brain for the first sees in the life begins to work. Fire a guard.
- You there! It is going to the real stables and brings the service musketeer.
The service musketeer arrives, they lead to the dungeon. Looks at the prisoner, wonders, it is distrusted.
- But, is the something… stay to do something?
- Drag a message for the king, but they arrested me.
- Betrayal! Betrayal!
The guard's boss enters afflicted.
- Who is the traitor?! I arrest them all.
He interrogates the prisoner.
- Don't you know that the king is out? How is it that you bring a message for the king, if he is not here?
- Boss! They only taught me to say like this: message for the king. If he is or no, nothing has to do with that. We have to send reinforcements for the new stables… the republicans are there.

Gil Gonçalves

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