Brings Back the Distant One 1An AU chack set in Ancient Egypt circa the eighteenth dynasty. Most information is researched using Egypt: The World of the Pharaohs edited by Regine Schulz and Matthias Seidel. Some information is exaggerated for the sake of the story. Basic explanations will be given at the end.
The Beautiful Feast of the Valley had finally come, and the blazing Egyptian sun hung overhead as the festivities were prepared. This celebration was of great importance because lately the rule of the new pharaoh was being questioned. During the celebration, the shrine of Amun the primeval air deity would be transported from Karnak down the river to Deir el-Bahari where Egypts king would present offerings and be blessed by the high gods statue. Then the procession would cross the Nile and continue to all the royal funerary temples along the west bank.
Even early in the morning it was stiflingly hot, but that did not stop the people of the land from gathering along the bar