As she crested the hill, Juliebarkley saw a green meadow stretching into the distance. At the bottom of the hill, not far off the dusty path, several stones stood upright, offering some small shade. She was relieved - it had been a long time since she had found a good place to take refuge from the brutal sun. She leaned against one of the stones and took a long drink from her water flask, then rinsed her face and enjoyed the cool breeze. As she rested, she looked for shapes in the clouds, then a