Monday, October 23, 2006
"Blood-curdling..." -- Part 25
After what seemed an interminable time, through many strange smells permeating the room, through a long litany of unknowable words and incantations by Devorah, Haggis was finally given permission to open her eyes and stand.
"Well?" demanded Haggis of her benefactress. "Am I human again?"
"Passable," Devorah conceded. "You will never be fully human, old girl, but I daresay you'll do."
"Well, what do I look like?" Haggis asked impatiently.
"See for yourself," said Devorah. "There is a looking glass yonder, on the dark side of the stairs."