"Hungrily, he devoured her mouth, then kissed her jaw, running his teeth along it as he moved his lips down her neck, his tongue flicking the sensitive hollow in her clavicle. Purring, he murmured, 'So beautiful.'” Book Three: The Serpent Rises, Chapter Two.
"My vision of the Lord happened as a result of extreme love. If you love a man or a woman with a self-consuming, self-obliterating intensity equal to your love of God, the Lord may appear briefly within that form. That is what happened to me. I saw the Lord, spoke to the Lord and the Lord spoke to me. And because I have no religious belief, only my realised knowledge of God as being the indescribable nothing..." ~Barry Long