The clergyman rumbled. His voice drowned out all other sound. ” Hold tight to your crosses,” as he began to close in on the beast. “You cannot distract me even if you were to kill each and every one of these men. I must protect that child , Satan , and that is what I will do.”
The men quivered in their boots , Satan …? But then they thought , all evil that crosses earth begins with Satan. The men took hold of their fright and stood stronger in the face of this test. They too began moving, circling the monster .
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