Figs. He has only had them once, when he was very young. But the memory of their taste still lingers in his mind. Rake tried to grow a fig tree for him, but the cold climate meant the fruit never ripened.
'The last ride.' The ballad of Rowan's run. It tells the story of an old war horse who saved his owner but died of exhaustion after out running twenty chargers.
Riding a chariot. Smithy has repaired an old chariot and made new harness leathers for it. One day he hopes to compete in a great chariot race that is held every year in Italy . He has told no one of the dream as it's too far above his station and can never be achieved.