The Scimitar and the Glory Boxes
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A tale that spans two thousand years from the Crucifixion of Christ to the year 2012. The woodworker Ithykant is first paid by Pontius Pilate to construct the three crosses for the Crucifixion of Christ and the two thieves, and then the next day he retrieves the bloody wood and the iron spikes in the hopes of making further profit. He is accidentally pricked by the Crown of Thorns that is wet with the blood of Christ. That blood in his flesh causes Ithykant to transform to the immortal Shamir. He travels over time to debate the causes of war with history’s murderous tyrants who voice some startling revelations. A vampire named Singevor is cursed to thirst for human blood but finds it impossible to allow himself to kill anyone to obtain it. Yet over the centuries, he never lacks for abundant quantities of human blood. Shamir possesses the Arma Christie, the Instruments of the Passion, and preserves them over the centuries. In modern times the hero and heroine of the novel embark on...