As promised, here’s another snippet from ‘On the Other Side of the Mask’, for Saturday’s #Rainbow Snippets. I pick up right where I left off on Saturday, March 19, 2016.
Affection had no place in court, or in church, unless it was given to the Goddess. “The only thing, which belongs to you is your name.” She rose from her seat, the judgment of heaven resting upon her powdered head. “What name will you choose?”
The first boy, a sleek, dark haired lad, with bluish veins standing out from his small hands, raised his head with the pride of an aristocrat.
“Byron, Your Honor,” he said, in a clear, ringing voice, which carried throughout the room.