Anne Rice - v1, Lasher

At some times it seemed so devoid of common sense

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Unformatted text preview: ted out of its realm, but it no longer loves or needs me. It has a place in its heart for me. That's all, and that is nothing." "You mean it has a heart?" I asked. "Oh, yes, it loves us all, and we great witches above all things, for we have brought it into knowing itself, and have greatly aided it to increase its power." "I see," I said. "But what if you didn't want it around anymore? If you . . ." "Shhhh . . . never say such a thing!" she said, "not even with trumpets or bells pealing all about you." "All right," I said, feeling strongly already that I must never be given the same advice more than once, and I said no more about that. "But can you tell me what it is?" I asked. "A devil," she said, "a great devil." I told her, "I don't think so." She was amazed. "Why do you say that? Who else but the Devil would serve a witch?" I told her all I knew of the Devil, from prayers an...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2010 for the course WRITING 220.200 taught by Professor Julie during the Spring '10 term at Johns Hopkins.

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