Roman influence seeds itself, sprouting mighty oaks right through the modern forest of computers, digital disks, microviruses and space satellites.
Give me the heartbeat. Give me the salt. Give me the Viaticum. Fill my mouth.
Of course there is a way to stop the rampant spread of beauty. It has to do with regimentation, conformity, assemblyline aesthetics, and the triumph of the functional over the haphazard.
Beside him walked a vampire nearly as old as Gregory, and indeed this one was none other than Seth, the son of the ancient Mother.
Only love could create such conflict, such longing, such fear.
The greatest create of power you have on earth, whether you are an angel, a spirit, a man or woman or child is to help others.