Hypatia-- great scholar of Alexandria. philosopher, mystic, mathematician (groundbreaking work in development of algebra), astronomer, credited with the astrolabe. violently murdered, flayed alive by mob of 'Christians' as she was suspected of witchcraft (a woman in a position of power).
He was my favourite. For ever and always he was the only one I ever looked up to... He had been around people like my family for so long he knew how to please everyone and get his way while still having others think they were telling him what to do. We were best friends even if I was 65 years younger.
Celeste heard the snap of a bow and shoved Araelya to the ground, away from the soaring arrow. Glancing upwards, the blonde sorceress caught sight of a hooded figure jumping from tree to tree with a bow and arrows strapped to her back.