The path ahead was clear, there was just one hurdle to cross and their destination would be within spitting distance.
A couple of steps, two up and two down, would lead them into the field and they would be away.
The hill looked ominous ahead of them, it was almost a mirage, they felt that, no matter how long they kept walking towards it, it would never be within reach.
But they also knew that they had to try, had to keep on going.
Just two steps up, and two steps down…