The smashed mirror of water became whole when the unshaven face emerged from it.
Life and Times of a Priestess: Ch.6: The Priestess Meets Another General (Part 3: Temptation -Section 1)
Danella assumes the General intends to explore all of her charms, but finds to her surprise that he is resisting her, by his belief in Prancirian morality, despite the temptation she creates. This is Section 1 of this Part.
There are two parts to this, I have written them both and can't decide which is better: to show BEFORE or AFTER the Great Escape. Which is more engaging to read?
Chapter 2: A Snake in the Garden There was no shortage of horror in the trenches of war. It was a place choked with human beings but utterly devoid...
Chapter 1: A Stranger in a Strange Land The crash of mortar shells and the whistle of distant incendiary devices are but a small part of the echoes...
Life and Times of a Priestess: Ch.6: The Priestess Meets Another General (Part 2: Ravelleon -Section 3)
The General asks Danella about her past and the choices she has made. They debate the role of the Priestess in the Empire of the Goddess, and in the new regime of the conquerors. She anticipates a more physical outcome to the evening.
Roger Farrier crossed the landing, unlocked the door marked 16A and stepped inside, twisting the lock behind him in the same movement.
Life and Times of a Priestess: Ch.6: The Priestess Meets Another General (Part 2: Ravelleon -Section 2)
Danella and General Ravelleon continue their dinner conversations, displaying the disagreements between their cultures and nations. Knowing he is fascinated by her she expects him to demand her services.
Life and Times of a Priestess: Ch.6: The Priestess Meets Another General (Part 2: Ravelleon -Section 1)
Danella is welcomed by the General, but conversation soon turns to the serious issues between their nations. Ravelleon reveals his attitudes and prejudices, and the Priestess queries the conquerors' treatment of the captive Pirionite soldiers.