Deidre, you can't be around normal mortals or Immortals for long or even really demons outside of Hell.
He must rely upon physical prowess and dealmaking skills to lure Immortals and mortals to Hell in order to tap into the great stores of magic.
"Fifty four dead demons, three hundred dead mortals," Landon reported after a few minutes.
His duty was beyond question the most important there was: protecting the souls of the dead mortals and dead-dead Immortals.
These were of demons gathering the souls of dead mortals while death-dealers missed the lives meant to be ended.
No. But mortals shouldn't travel through the shadow world.
Angels are mortals' allies, but they can't appreciate the intricacies of mortals without the years of exposure.
Mortals need the power of reason to deal with us.
Of all the mortals and immortals alike he'd ever known, he'd never considered one a friend, not since his father's death.
Immortals and demons fought among themselves, for mortals were too weak and temporary to bother with.
The window of her weakness was short, only a week in mortals. time, but long enough for him to act.
"Somewhat-dead mortals aren't supposed to be here." He peeled off the necklace he wore around his neck and gazed at it briefly before handing it to her.
Then what's the difference between mortals and Immortals?
Mortals can be killed by anyone. Immortals can only be killed by other Immortals or demons.
No. Mortals are like … candy to demons. Demons don't need them, but they taste good.
Mortals will age faster in the immortal world and immortals age very, very slowly in the mortal world.
They liked to consider themselves as the Lord's anointed, placed high above all ordinary mortals even of the most exalted rank; and when Constantinople fell into the hands of the infidel they began to imagine that, as the most powerful potentates of the Eastern Orthodox world they were the protectors of the Orthodox faith and the political heirs of the East Roman emperors.
No doubt they all agreed in saying that they were prosecuting Y g Y g Y P g a search for what they called the true system of nature; but that was nearly the end of their agreement, for in what that true system consisted the opinions of scarcely any two would coincide, unless to own that it was some shadowy idea beyond the present power of mortals to reach or even comprehend.
The goddess Irnina (a form of Ishtar, q.v.) in revenge kills Eabani, and the balance of the epic is taken up with Gilgamesh's lament for his friend, his wanderings in quest of a remote ancestor, Ut-Napishtim, from whom he hopes to learn how he may escape the fate of Eabani, and his finally learning from his friend of the sad fate in store for all mortals except the favourites of the god, like Ut-Napishtim, to whom immortal life is vouchsafed as a special boon.
Serpents were supposed to know of a root which brought back their dead to life, and an old Greek story told how certain mortals took the hint.
Mortals who stand upon the earth and look up at the sky cannot often distinguish these forms, but our friends were now so near to the clouds that they observed the dainty fairies very clearly.
Tantalus, too, great as he was above all mortals, went down to the kingdom of the dead, never to return.
Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask.
Not yet the pine felled on its mountains had descended To the liquid waves that it might see a foreign world, And mortals knew no shores but their own.