Bara Cailín 3: 16 ‘groping for a better word’

Of course, lowering a rope is the easy part.

Lowering yourself is another thing altogether.

Breathing slowly, Inteachán checked her gloves and began her descent.

If the sight of child feeding a rope to a hole was bizarre enough then the sight of this same hole slowly swallowing the same child whole would undoubtedly leave any onlooker groping for a better word.

Not that the world will be saved by the finding of a better word.

We are way beyond that now.

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