"Fate said …" she stopped, recalling the blond deity's warning about not revealing he had visited.
"Past-Death offered him me, the deity's mate she created, the only chance he had for a mate like every other deity," she said.
"A blood bound, deity's mate is the only person who could keep up with you," she guessed.
"I made a human into a deity's mate," she paused, thinking hard.
When I was reincarnated, the human I created became the only deity's mate without a deity.
Wynn met the deity's gaze, which flickered between all the colors in the universe.
He was stunning, ageless, as the goddess of the underworld had been, except this deity's smile was genuine.
The only real difference: the ancient intelligence in the deity's steady gaze, which seemed out of place in such a youthful face.
You'll pay for it later, Death, came the deity's amused response.
This drew the deity's attention.
Foreboding filled her at the expression on the deity's face, like she'd just won the lottery.
These logic must seize upon and develop as far as they will go; for the breach of some trifling consequence of a rule might mean the loss of the deity's favour.
4 Whether they could be regarded as so many manifestations of a single deity or as really distinct entities, there were at all events similar and well understood relations between each and its group; and although the cult was nature-worship and was attended with a licentiousness which drew forth the denunciations of the prophets, this is only one aspect of the local deity's place in the religious conceptions of his circle.