crystal ship
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He scoffed, waving a hand in the air as if to dispel her doubts.

"Of course she already owns our offerings," he answered. "It was never a question of ownership — what can we possibly think to offer a God if not our very allegiance?"

Chuckling, he regarded her like one of the many children that had learned of Her through his guidance; one of the many that had been formed like clay in his very hands, manipulated and shaped into the perfect acolytes that their Goddess so deserved.

They would never dare speak about the questionable ways he had molded them. Most of them had turned to ash in the first fires of the war.

"It is symbolic, Woodsmoke. Do not take these things so literally, and an entire new world of understanding will open itself up to you."

'Do not question me and things will go very well for you,' was the unspoken meaning.

"The water cuts through the lands. This is why it is not flat," he said with a tinge of irritation, as if she hadn't been listening to him, as if she had any reason to continue to prod him.

But the last suggestion was perhaps the most egregious.

"Why?" he asked, tone sharp. "There is no one God. That is the beauty of it; they are all tailored to one realm of creation. This is how it has always been, from the very beginning."

He chuffed.

"Nín is simply at the heart of it all," the Priest concluded, unshakable in his faith, indominable in his resolve.

She would not test him. Though she was welcomed to try and fail as the countless others before her had.

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crystal ship - by Rand Coara - 6 June 2021, 12:55 PM
RE: crystal ship - by Woodsmoke - 3 September 2021, 03:08 AM
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RE: crystal ship - by Rand Coara - 24 October 2021, 02:52 PM
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RE: crystal ship - by Woodsmoke - 4 October 2021, 11:19 PM
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