Excerpt: Medusa, The Lost Daughter

Excerpt:

From “The Gray Ones”

He who tries to circumvent his sentence

will still be guilty for the crimes committed

no matter his attempts to forget them.

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Excerpt: Medusa, The Lost Daughter

Excerpt:

From “Athena’s Vengeance”

The best punishment is often the one that

allows the thief to steal the forbidden

and to think he is wise for it until he

is caught and the punishment is a surprise.

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Excerpt: Medusa, The Lost Daughter

Excerpt:

From “The Sinking Ship”

Only a fool tempts a fate he cannot

change or bargains with a sealed deal, when the

only choice left is to comply. Man

drowns as the ship sinks, if he only thinks

of the ship and not of saving himself.

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Excerpt: Medusa, The Lost Daughter

Excerpt from “A Prayer for Rain”

Peace is never without envy for the

hunger of power is never quelled by

the full belly, the bloat of satisfaction,

but solely by the act of conquest, the

acquisition of something that rest not

in your palms, but in someone else’s…

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Excerpt: Medusa, The Lost Daughter

Excerpt from “The Gorgon Awaits Her Fate”

“For sixteen years, the blood sun neither set

nor rose upon the basalt shores of

Sarpedon, where the gorgon slithered on

like a snake, her limbs and tail like a

scorpion, among the tombs she created”

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