Thursday, April 5, 2018

La Doncella

La Doncella was never meant to live long. Her death from exposure likely occurred when she was already heavily drugged. She lay frozen in time for 500 years, and is still preserved by ice centuries after those who decided an innocent young girl should be sacrificed to her Incan gods have turned to dust.

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  1. Wow. I have not heard about her.

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  2. Amazing how the gods always "wanted" dead people, as if death were a rare phenomena!

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    1. Always young virgins, too. I don't think they ever ask for middle-aged men.

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    2. Good points. And in your face, turned-to-dusters!

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  3. Yikes. Yet another reason not to try to time travel.

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  4. Yet another reason I am sceptical of all gods.

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    1. And the men who interpret their desires.

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    2. Absolutely. (I actually had typed that on my comment - though not so succinctly - then deleted it.)

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  5. This had me Googling, as I hadn't heard of it. Two other children . . . and I wonder how often the sacrifices took place.

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