Voices of the
by WB DeLong
These excerpts from Voices of the Living Grail illustrate the depth of the story line, which addresses the mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Kabbalah, mystical Christianity, the relationship of Christ and the Magdalene, Stregheria and the Nature-based pagan religions, the Inquisition and the Catholic Church’s attitude toward women, humankind’s addiction to warfare, and much more.
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books are written in a secret code that describes the
hidden history of Christ and his disciples,” Parsus said.
again to the cardinal. “But you, Penzinar—the
Church—denied even yourselves access to God, because you
robbed God of the feminine face of the Divine.
you idiots!” Chibiro shouted again. He ran toward
Magathard, bringing his sword in a mighty downward arc
toward the base of Magathard’s neck. Magathard met
Chibiro’s blade with his own, hilts locking as mighty
beasts lock antlers with thunderous echoes in dark
Parsus loosened the soft linen flap, delicately tied to the bird’s leg, and unrolled the tiny vellum scroll contained within. He noted the small square symbols, inked onto the scroll with care. They looked almost Hebraic, and well they might, considering the writer’s origins. Saramontus the Jew, Juggler to the King, Royal Master of the Dance. And unofficially, thought Parsus with a smile, Protector of the Princess and Chief Thorn in the Church’s Side. He read the scroll: What I prophesied has come to pass. Make haste. We need you now.
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Voices of the Living Grail by WB DeLong. 344 pp. (c) 2004 WB DeLong. Published by: AuthorHouse, Bloomington, Indiana. Hardcover ISBN: 1-4184-8829-1. Softcover ISBN: 1-4184-8828-3.
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