Ciarán (the aformentioned young Irish monk): “I’ve never seen a bishop in black robes.”
Dónall: “That’s because God didn’t love that man enough to make him Irish, lad. Back on the continent, they dye their robes black – think it’s some grand symbol of piety or some such tripe.”
* * *
The priest’s eyes flashed with anger. “You two are pushing your luck.”
“In case it’s news,” Niall said, “we Irish have a lot of luck.”
* * *
“Are all Irishmen so proud?” [Alais asked.]
Ciarán flashed her a smile. “God could only make one place so beautiful on all the earth, so at least we come by it honestly.”If you don’t want to wait for the Giveaway results, you can always purchase a copy of Enoch’s Device in print and ebook at Amazon and Barnes & Noble, and as an ebook from Kobo and Smashwords.
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