Anne Rice - v1, Lasher

A saint turned against god i asked dont mock me with

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Unformatted text preview: u have brought me back to this place, which I have never left, that I might know it." I was standing there idle under the darkling sky, the valley huge, the ruins of the Cathedral just ahead of me. These words sank into my soul. I memorized them. -A "Who taught you these things?" I'^^d. "You did," Lasher said. "It Was you and your kind who taught me to want, to aim, to reach, rather than to lament. And now I remind you, for the past calls to you under false pretenses." "You think so," I said. "Yes," he said. "These stones, what are they? They are nothing." "May I see the church, spirit?" "Oh yes," said he. "Light your lantern if you will. But you will never see it as I saw it." "You're wrong, spirit. When you come into me, you leave some- thing of yourself behind. I have seen it. I have seen it with the faithful crowded to the doors, and the candles and the Christmas green-" "Silence!" he...
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