The guardians are frozen to stillness, and not without reason, for in the Middle Ages comets were considered a bad omen of wars and epidemics. Example: the Norman invasion of South England in 1066 was associated with the appearance of the Halleyâ€™s comet, as was the Fall of Constantinople in 1453. Mark Twain came into the world in the year 1835 when the Halleyâ€™s comet shone in the sky. A year before his death he said, â€œI came to this world in 1835 together with the Halleyâ€™s comet, and I expect to leave together with it.â€ So it happened.
18" x 24"