"The Legend of Aleyña"
copyright 1986, 2003 C. Ull
This Book is dedicated in loving memory to
my mother
  at whose knee  
  I learned to read  

If you enjoy it and you are a publisher, or know of one, please click the eMail link on the next page.                                     Thanks.

I am also deeply grateful for the invaluable editorial assistance and emotional support lent me in the completion of this book by my long-time friend, David Abramson.

 Chapter One