Ruins of the gate to the small burgh named Khaz-Nog. Its citizens worshiped many different gods including Horned Guardians. They even built holy statues for their likeness near the gate. Unfortunately it did not protect burgh from falling down.
Now it is peaceful here. There is no sign of any ancient threats. Only the sacred statues and remnants of the wall remained in place. Under a tree a wanderer and his dog companion sat down to rest.
This is my next entry for Summer Joust 2019 contest - this time "Ruins" category - "Even the strongest walls crumble: whether overthrown through neglect and time, or torn down by enemies. The ruins may be inhabited or uninhabited, but should clearly be in a state of decay."
Maksym Kryvonis aka Crooked-nose, (1600 – 1648) was one of the Cossack leaders of Khmelnytsky Uprising. He also appears ...