By Garth Nix
Orannis the Destroyer has been freed
And basically Lirael, newly come into her inheritance because the Abhorsen-in-Waiting, has any likelihood of preventing it. She and her partners -- Sam, the Disreputable puppy, and Mogget -- need to take that opportunity. If Orannis's unspeakable powers are unleashed, it is going to suggest the top of all existence. With assistance from her partners and a imaginative and prescient from the Clayr to steer her, Lirael needs to seek in either existence and dying for a few capacity to defeat the Destroyer -- sooner than it really is too overdue. . . .
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Som e com panion lovers disappear when it is least expected. Others disappear unwillingly. Som e com panion lovers do not take any pleasure in the repeated disappearance o f their partners. “She disap peared in a burst o f laughter that lasted until she reappeared” (Dr agon fire, Journal o f the Commun ity, Com m unity o f disappearing belts, Large Country, First Continent, Glorious Age). DOC T he dog has been one o f the bed animals o f the com panion lovers as well as other small animals, such as the bird, the snake, the m ouse, the cat.
T hese rings are called clitores. C l it o r is T he com panion lovers call the clitoris the organ o f pleasure since it is the only organ in the body to have pleasure as its function. COLCHIC DAY Colchic Day is not only celebrated in Colchis but also in any other place where com panion lovers gather, and, wearing the old lesbian dress and ornam ents, walk in a procession with their arms full o f colchicums or lavender autumn crocuses. They are dressed in tuxedos and top hats, leather jackets, slacks, jeans, purple sashes, leather strips ' on chests, knees, calves, forearm s, high soft leather boots, n arro w silk trousers, helmets with gray a n d white ostrich feathers, painted a rm o u r , black velvet po urpoin ts with breeches a n d white lace shirts.
There is a reference to this in the myth o f Demeter, the lover mother. After the brutal disappearance o f her daughter, “Dem eter was grieved beyond and before reasoning. R em em bering an oracle’s prophecy o f a splitting, a scattering and an exile, she said to the sun: yea if that be the natural fate o f daughters, let all my kind perish. Let there be no crops, no grain, no corn if this maiden is not returned to m e” (Phyllis Chesler, Demeter Revi sited, Large Country, First Continent, Glorious Age).
Abhorsen (Abhorsen, Book 3) by Garth Nix