The Path to the Easter Medallion

The Story was born more than 2000 years go in ancient Rome. The Story will go on to become history.  That story has become the most popular story on earth. Virtually everybody knows that story. The Story has been told over and over again across the globe, through the ages. The Glorious end of this epic story has become a global celebration for Christian christened Easter.

In the spirit of the Easter celebration, we bring you that solemn epic story behind this celebration. The story will be told through the eyes of someone who witnessed the events 2 millenniums ago.  Enter THE MEDALLION

In a Series of 5 episodes, Chisom Martins Ojukwu tells the story of an almost-retired thief who embarks on a treasure hunt and finds more than he bargained for: A rather sorrowful path to a Medallion.

THE MEDALLION: EPISODE 1 tells us about Rufus who was born into a proud family of thieves now a bounty hunter and the mission he set out on. His instructions were simple
Stand at the rear in the company of pricks
Covered in a cloak as dark as burnt out wicks
Your task will come borne by a troll,
Penned in ink on a temple scroll.
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THE MEDALLION: EPISODE 2 Rufus meets a friend, Simon of Cyrene amidst a crowd of people who demanded that a more dangerous criminal, Barabbas be released to them instead of the other tall, regal prisoner, Jesus who is called Christ. He receives the scroll bearing his task and it reads
The golden sun
Lies Beneath the king of rocks
In the place of skulls
THE MEDALLION: EPISODE 3 Rufus and his new companion Simon of Cyrene heads the direction the hint on the scroll pointed them to. To the place of skulls, a place called Golgotha on the outskirt of Capernaum. To get there, they had to pass through the praetorium where they witnessed the whipping of the condemned man Jesus.

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THE MEDALLION: EPISODE 4 Rufus’ companion, Simon of Cyrene is made to carry the cross of the Condemned man, Jesus because the soldiers feared the condemned man might not make it to Golgotha, his place of coronation. But, why Simon of Cyrene?

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THE MEDALLION: EPISODE 5 They got to Golgotha, the place of skull with simon carrying the condemned man’s cross and rufus trailing behind. The Soldiers nailed the condemned man to his cross. Now, Rufus and simon must figure out the other part of the clue
The golden sun
Lies Beneath the king of rocks