Fear is the most fertile ground for faith.
You will be called Anippe, daughter of the Nile. Do you like it? Without waiting for a reply, she pulls me into her squishy, round tummy for a hug.
Im trying not to cry. Pharaohs daughters dont cry.
When we make our way down the tiled hall, I try to stop at ummi Kiyas chamber. I know her spirit has flown yet I long for one more moment. Amenia pushes me past so I keep walking and dont look back.
Like the waters of the Nile, I will flow.
Anippe has grown up in the shadows of Egypts good god Pharaoh, aware that Anubis, god of the afterlife, may take her or her [ … ]