The visions in her head were dark and brutal, the memories of a man enslaved by the sadistic Black God for thousands of years.
He had no control of his own powers, and he'd not yet been tested in a confrontation with the man who enslaved him.
Darian had spent thousands of years enslaved to the Black God before the Oracle freed him, and Jule couldn't imagine how deeply that experience must have scarred the Grey God's soul.
Sadly, he realized his old friend truly had died when he became enslaved by the Black God.
Darian didn't remember it any more than he remembered much of the thousands of years he spend enslaved by Jonny's predecessor.
He couldn't flush away the dark memories from his time after the Schism when he'd been enslaved by humans intent on using his god-powers, but he could protect her from a similar fate.
Pensive, he swallowed hard and finally admitted that he didn't want her to be his by obligation, the way he'd been enslaved to past-Deidre.
The Code enslaved me as an everyday Immortal.
You're not treating me like some enslaved woman with no brain.
Damian had taken his place when betrayal rendered Darian near-dead then enslaved to a madman for thousands of years.
He'd been enslaved the day of the Schism, and Damian would never speak of what happened to their home.
"I remember every day enslaved to the Black God," Darian said.
"I wouldn't call thousands of years enslaved good timing," Jenn voiced.
He'd love a battle with the god that enslaved him.
How did he survive fifteen years enslaved in the catacombs by a madman?
Neither I nor Tiyan will be enslaved by such evil.
Never considered myself enslaved to my cause.
So vast was the annual importation of enslaved negroes into this colony before 1791 that the ratio of the blacks to the whites was as 16 to 1.
Natives enjoying tribal government were not enslaved, but nothing could exceed in ferocity the measures taken to reduce recalcitrant tribes to submission.
It left Syracuse the one great Hellenic city of Sicily, which, however enslaved at home, was at least independent of the barbarian.
The extent to which his practice was influenced by this and other a priori conceptions prevents us from classing Sydenham as a pure empiric; but he had the rare merit of never permitting himself to be enslaved even by his own theories.
She, however, made them her enemies by delivering up the office of justiciary of London and the sheriffwick to her partisan Geoffrey, earl of Essex, and attempting to reduce the citizens to the enslaved condition of the rest of the country.
But later on, to fit what had occurred, the historians provided cunningly devised evidence of the foresight and genius of the generals who, of all the blind tools of history were the most enslaved and involuntary.