Bolt From The Blue

BOLT FROM THE BLUE—NORTHERN EXPOSURE Episode 14

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MARILYNS’ UNCLES’ STORY

“Maybe” he said.

Marilyn s’ uncle once told her a about a warrior who had an fine stallion.
Everybody said how lucky he was to have such a horse.

“Maybe” he said.

One day the stallion ran off.
The people said the warrior was unlucky.

“Maybe” he said.

The next day the stallion returned leading a string of fine ponies.
The peple said it was very lucky.

“Maybe” the warrior said.

Later, the warriors’ son was thrown from one of the ponies and broke his leg. The people said it was unlucky.

“Maybe” the warrior said.

The next week, the chief lead a war party against another tribe.
Many young men were killed.
But because of his broken leg, the warriors son was left behind – and so was spared…

 

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