The Rise of Sarnai
Copyright 2012 Michael McCloskey
Published by Michael McCloskey at Smashwords
Cover Art by Ryan Bliss of Digital Blasphemy
Heavy purple tapestries had been pulled back to allow the light of a half moon to suffuse the smooth marble floors. At the center of the chamber, Pharkol groveled before the obsidian Mask of Narysatz. Entrails were strewn about his position. Gold and ivory artifacts lay partially in shadow all around him, witnessing his prayers in stoic silence. The Blood Lord leered down at the worshipper, its three eyes glaring from a noseless face.