Category Archives: Buber’s Basque Story

Buber’s Basque Story: Part 28

“Bai,” replied Ainhoa. “Zer nahi duzue?” Maite looked at Kepa with uncertain eyes before returning her gaze to Ainhoa. “Ummm,” she began. “Actually, I was hoping to talk to Marina.” “Nor?” asked Ainhoa when suddenly her eyes flashed, changing from Ainhoa’s dark brown to the green they recognized from their earlier encounter with Marina. “Marina?” […]

Buber’s Basque Story: Part 26

“Ok, Marina,” said Maite as she and Kepa walked back to their mysterious new friend, hand in hand. “What now?” “Are you going to help me?” asked Marina warily. “Bai, noski!” answered Kepa, the excitement clear in his voice. “Tell us what we need to do.” “Eskerrik asko!” replied Marina, a smile dancing on her […]

Buber’s Basque Story: Part 23

“Wow,” said Kepa. “That’s amazing!” Maite glared at him. “You believe all of this? None of this is even possible. Magical stones thrown through time? An evil French judge trying to collect them?” She turned to Marina. “Why would he come here, to the Basque Country, in the first place?” Marina gave a wan smile. […]

Buber’s Basque Story: Part 21

“Like I said,” began Marina, “I was born in 1583, in a small village in Lapurdi called Sara — the French call it Sare. It’s just across the border from…” “Zugarramurdi,” interrupted Kepa. “I’ve been there. It’s a cool little town.” Maite just shook her head at him. “Yes,” continued Marina. “My parents lived in […]

Buber’s Basque Story: Part 20

Kepa and Maite helped Ainhoa to her feet and guided her to a nearby rock where she sat shivering.  “Zer… Nola… Nor…?” stuttered Kepa. “What the hell just happened?” interrupted Maite.  “We walked through that mountain,” added Kepa. “That’s not possible.” “And that room?” added Maite. “How did it just disappear like that? Who was […]