Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Chained

What had been done to him was shocking. His wings were stripped and broken. Chains of fire held every limb in a cruel grip. The scent of burning flesh was strong.

“We must free him!” said the sorcerer.

“Stop!. I must remain bound. I was judged and sentenced for my deeds. If I am freed, that would be a travesty of justice.”

“And if you were judged unfairly?” asked the demon.

The angel looked upon him. “Then that, too, would ultimately destroy the idea of perfect justice. I must remain bound. It is the only way justice will be served.”

1 comment:

Kalak_of_Tyr said...

Great perspective change Scattercat. :-)