Exile Tribute: The runes

These are the runes drawn on the back of the Exile novella. They are translated here courtesy of Richard Talbot-Watkins.
Beneath lies great danger for friend and for stranger, Invisible death stalks the gloom, The curse that afflicts here our sons and our daughters Has forced us to seal them in this ghastly tomb

The evil so savage, dug from deepest of passage, It has twisted the minds and the limbs Of our children so little, and babies so brittle, Punished are we all for our sins.

Of this warning take heed, lest the evil be freed, Or take up your weapons and prepare for a fight, Emerge will vile demons, to slaughter the humans Who released them with rocks which gave out glowing light.

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