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The independence of small settlements like Skara Brae was coming to an end and like Skara Brae the stone circles were not used for ever. They lost their hold on the people.

The time for small settlements like Skara Brae was coming to an end and like Skara Brae the stone circles were not used for ever. They lost their hold on the people.

This might have been caused by the coming of metal. People discovered that they could melt stones with fire and extract a sharp and deadly material called metal.

This was the new attraction. Perhaps the leaders and priests tried to ignore this new magic but if they did then it was a big mistake.



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