Big SacrificesFor two long months there had been no rain, and unless the rain came soon the crops would fail and the people starve and the state might die.Big Sacrifices by RD-DD1843
Reluctantly, King Metaxa summoned his two High Priestesses as he needed them. They were Pomba, High Priestess of the Goddess of the Northern and Eastern Rains, and Cumbo, High Priestess of the Goddess of the Southern and Western Rains. Both were in their mid-thirties and were exceptionally dominating and cruel. Cruelty came easily as both were equally efficient practitioners in human sacrifice, particularly the finale of those services. Which was the better butcher? It was a real toss-up, though both High Priestesses thought themselves superior to each other. It goes without saying they thoroughly hated each other as a rival. As for their cruelty, both took full advantage of their positions when citizens of the state requested a prayer service. Both made the people pay - even the poorest.
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