Elevation

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Stefan adjusted the rope in his harness, and slide the last lead panel into place.

“It really is quite a view,” he said to his colleague Andre, who was dressing the panel.

“It is, but I really don’t see why we had the come up here and raise the spire by a metre,” Andre said.

“It’s because of Saint Nicholas,” Stefan observed.

“What does he have to do with it?” Andre asked confusedly.

“Not the man – the church,” Stefan replied.  “Risenburg has built a new tower on St Nicholas’, so we need to make St Hilda’s taller.”

Andre pondered this for a moment and then said, “Well personally, I think our lord bishop is trying to compensate for something.”

 

Padre

 

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