Kerrenos approached her from the far side of the bonfire. He held out a hand, palm up, toward her. Undoing the clasp of her robe, the Priestess let it fall to the grass. Naked and gleaming with sweat, she circled the fire to stand before her God.

Drifting Away

In a niche behind the altar was a large statue carved from obsidian.  Standing on a sphere X-ed in steel, was a human with the snarling face of a lion; flickering light between its pointed teeth.  A serpent bound it, wrapped seven times round it.  A woman’s breasts were revealed; genitals were concealed.  Centered above the lion’s eyes a serpentine head glittered.