“The Judas Chronicles – II” / A Memorable Fancy #172

The others prayed for strength to raise the dead, not I that stupid game of corpses warm and stinking life. The others learned to cast out devils’ nasty souls, not I that stupid game of chasing ghosts as slow to catch as slugs. But I, I knew his Power could grip the earth when angry masses shout for bread. No emperor could stand against that strength.

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“Judas was an easy one to take; that kind always is. I had not so much to turn him, no, as merely let him be.”

[To be continued …]

 

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