• Vol. 09
  • Chapter 06
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Blood has drained into the river
and seeped up through the soil and shingle
It has soaked through the earth
then drained into the water.
The goddess Olympia, defender of the downtrodden,
embodies their pain.
Her strength is maimed, distorted.
She struggles to break from bonds of the past and the present
Fighting the constraints of her own powers of prediction.
She reaches for the future, grasping for hope,