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A Dreamers' Curse

         
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“In the heart of a sprawling city, in an alley that time seemed to have forgotten, there was a pawn shop. Its windows were veiled with years of dust, its sign faded by the relentless sun, but within its shadowy interior lay a treasure of unparalleled beauty: a silver pendant.

…It was a marvel to behold, but it held a power that was as intoxicating as it was perilous…”

 

In 'A Dreamers' Curse,' readers delve into a tale of suspense and mystery, exploring the power of gratitude. At its core, lies a mysterious silver pendant. A blessing and a curse. Unraveling beautiful and darker tales...

From a thief in luxury to a man cherishing life, and a couple seeking a fresh start, the pendant changes hands, altering their fates, for better and worse. There is always a cost.

 

Meet Benjamin Shohet, an air force veteran with a passion for music, history, and mysteries.

From studying Egyptian archaeology to diving into the complexities of music, philosophy, and psychology, his creativity and curiosity intertwine, creating unforgettable journeys.

With each story, each song, each harmony, Benjamin invites readers to explore the depths of the human spirit. - That is his legacy.

 

Link - https://linktr.ee/benjisho

In Loving Memory of Kira Avstreikh 1933 - 2023

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Chapter 1 - The Pawn Shop and the Thief

 

In the heart of a sprawling city, in an alley that time seemed to have forgotten, there was a pawn shop. Its windows were veiled with years of dust, its sign faded by the relentless sun, but within its shadowy interior lay a treasure of unparalleled beauty: a silver pendant.

Full of forgotten and forsaken items, each with its own history and secrets, the pawn shop held an air of mystery that attracted the curious and the desperate alike, but none compared to the pendant that stood proudly at the center of the dimly lit room.

It was a masterwork of craftsmanship, adorned with seven emerald gems, perfectly cut and polished, glittering like stars in the night sky. And at its very core, a large eighth gem right in the center. It was a marvel to behold, but it held a power that was as intoxicating as it was perilous.

The first man to fall under its spell was a thief. A man whose fingers were as swift as a hummingbird’s wings. He had stolen one of the smaller gems, prying it loose under the cloak of night.

With his ill-gotten prize in hand, he fled the city and used the gem’s power to live a life of luxury in a grand villa, hidden away from prying eyes. For a year, he reveled in his wealth, his every desire fulfilled as if by magic.

But as the seasons turned, his fortune began to wane. The gem’s power was not infinite, and as it faded, so too did his luck. The grand parties grew smaller, the laughter less frequent, until the villa was nothing more than a hollow echo of its former glory. The walls that once echoed with the sounds of joy and celebration now whispered with the haunting memories of what was lost.

The thief found himself alone in his luxurious living room holding a lantern, illuminating the darkness around him, casting long dancing shadows on the walls while he was sitting in his expensive silk chair. The once vibrant space is now filled with shadows. The gem, once a symbol of his desire, now lay discarded on the floor next to him. Its once brilliant shine, now dull and lifeless.

He stared hopelessly out of his huge balcony window, watching the city lights twinkling in the distance as a cruel reminder of the life he had once lived. From living the life of the party, he was now alone.

Haunted by the consequences of his choices and the seductive power of the pendant.

Once a beacon of fortune, had become a symbol of his downfall.

 

 

 

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