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Exodus: Of Gods and Queens

Exodus: Of Gods and Queens

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Precious Nkem By Precious_Nkem Completed

"Forty two," Pharaoh said as he banged a bejeweled fist on his throne.
  Rai looked at the king blankly, she did not understand what he meant.
  "Forty two what, o wise Pharaoh?"
  "Forty two magicians and sorcerers! The very best in the whole of Egypt. Do you know what I did to them?"
  Rai swallowed but remained mute. She was too scared to speak.
  "Answer me!" Pharaoh roared as he half rose from his throne.
  "I do not know, my lord. I have been absent for the past six months."
  "Well, since you were not around, allow me fill you in."
  He relaxed into his throne and fixed Rai with a heated gaze. "I hung them all." He paused, as if waiting for his horrifying words to sink in. "Every single one of them. I also included their families, and even their little ones weren't spared. Do you understand what's at stake if you fail?"
  Rai nodded. She was unable to find her voice.
  "Good. Now that we understand each other, let me tell you Moses' latest threat."

~~What if the gods of Egypt existed, forty feet vicious creatures fighting for dominance and obsessing over power?

What if a son of Pharaoh escaped the 10th plague, taking refuge in the midst of the very people tormented by his father?

It was 1446 B.C.; the year of the Isrealites' exit, standoff among gods, and the rise of Queens.

#127 in Historical Fiction (13/Feb/2017)
*written in British English.
*cover image not mine.

Jewelry4God Jewelry4God Oct 03, 2016
Ya wish! With all due respect I inform you millions of years have passed and you're dead, some 'god' you are. Pfft!!
youngwriter0 youngwriter0 Aug 31, 2016
This is such a chapter! You make this Bible story look even better and more captivating. . .  Anxiously waiting for the next chappie. . .
krazyforjesus krazyforjesus Aug 31, 2016
Ok this may seem weird but thank you for lower casing the g in god. Cause I have a friend who doesn't understand the difference and it drives me crazy. So this makes me happy
ChildOfThe1TruKing ChildOfThe1TruKing Aug 30, 2016
I really liked this. It was well written, and though I did find some mistakes, I thoroughly enjoyed it. I look forward to reading on :)
                              P. S. I would have commented earlier, when I voted, but I had to go mow someone's yard XD
MrGreen05 MrGreen05 Sep 26, 2016
lol they were probably like:
                              Satan help! Satan? You coward! 
CarrieThomasFoster CarrieThomasFoster Dec 03, 2016
Lol it's that serious? They must've kept the place spotless. 😂