As far as it can be said to exist in space or time, the main action is assumed to be taking place in various places in Scotland around 1890.
“It was your choice to mar the ordained.” (Thomas Hardy)
“O Shepherd of my life, Guard me from knowledge…”
“He who as a shepherd calleth to us is himself but a lost sheep crying among the hills.”
“Compass me aright Between earth and sky, Between the mystery of thy laws And mine eye of blindness: Both that which mine eye sees And that which it reads not, Both that which is clear And is not clear.”
William Sharp Fiona MacLeod A Nurse (speaking part) Elspeth Anne Gillespie Manus MacCodrum Alasdair Achanna Marsail Achanna Gloom Achanna (speaking part) Marcus Achanna (speaking part)
1 recorder 1 flutes 1 trombone 2 percussion Piano 1 piano accordian 1 celtic harp 1 violin 1 viola 1 cello