The Five Books of Jesus
Book Two, Chapter Three
Some say killers and their weapons like to gamble with each other over the next victim’s name. And that once the wager has been placed, they grow impatient to see whose blood will be made to redden next as it is brought naked to face the air.
In this empire, the suspense never lasts long. Executioners in palaces keep their weapons unsheathed by their bed…
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