Guardian Sacrifice

Cast Bronze, 2005
16" x 18" x 42"

Although his body lengthened and began to sprout patches of thin hair, he still was her small beloved parcel from heaven, she thought. Now came that moment that all parents dread, the giving of a child to that awful rich man's game known as war. It has always been known that people of lower economic status are the first and most called upon to surrender their children. Zeke, as he was called, is seen being placed on an already dead form of a warhorse who is portrayed as weak and beaten, and who assures us that he and his rider will not return.