A spirit born of female resurrected from her mate is a spirit divinely born.
France, the country of Atotarho III’s birth mother, materialized before the ship’s
stern. Taking in the hazy panorama, the Deity stood atop the sterncastle next to
the terrified captain of the small eighty ton English ship, Defense. Before them,
another of the Deity’s swaying human tableaus dominated the view: Twelve of the ship’s
crew, paralyzed but un-amputated, contrary to his wont, hung upside down from the
main mast’s yardarm by ropes attached to their ankles.