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SketchingtheSkies without warning and unexpectedly, a brand new superstar seemed within the evening sky, and everybody in the neighborhood was once alarmed. no one may well take into accout having visible its like earlier than. marvelous to examine, this unforeseen intruder within the heavenly vault gave off a gentle that just about rivaled that of the entire Moon, drowning out the common styles of stars with its glare. the recent star’s regular white mild penetrated deep into the sacred cave, illuminating an age-old patchwork of intricately drawn pictographs; a few of these depicted terrestrial gadgets and occasions, from mundane sketches of bison to mammoth and sweeping panoramic photographs of untamed galloping horses. different scenes confirmed celestial phenomena, reminiscent of the levels of the Moon and renowned asterisms, or big name styles. the following morning, observed through solemn chanting during which the total c- munity participated, an aged shaman entered the sacred cave via the sunshine of a fiery model and chosen an appropriate sector upon which to depict the hot superstar. as soon as the paintings used to be entire, the shaman reappeared on the cave front; he held out his fingers extensive to the slowly brightening morning skies and introduced that the pow- ful magic of the recent celebrity have been captured and will now be used to make sure the ongoing prosperity of his tribe.

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