By Bella Forrest
At the night of Sofia Claremont's 17th birthday, she is sucked right into a nightmare from which she can't wake.
A quiet night stroll alongside a seashore brings her nose to nose with a deadly faded creature that craves even more than her blood.
She is abducted to an island the place the sunlight is without end forbidden to polish. An island uncharted by means of any map and governed via the main strong vampire coven in the world. She wakes the following as a slave, a captive in chains.
Sofia's existence takes an exciting and terrifying flip whilst she is the only chosen out of thousands of women to hitch the harem of Derek Novak, the darkish royal Prince.
Despite his habit to strength and obsessive thirst for her blood, Sofia quickly realizes that the most secure position at the island is inside of his quarters, and she or he needs to do all inside her energy to win him over if she is to outlive even yet one more night.
Will she be triumphant? ...Or is she destined to an analogous destiny that every one different women have met by the hands of the Novaks?
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159-74. 46 Samuel and Kings is more often praised than blamed/19 But each of these views is partial and thereby diminishes Michal's story. Even though this narrative sequence is full of irresolvable gaps, Michal deserves to be accorded the complexity of her portrayal in the books of Samuel. She is depicted as a woman who has the capacity for love and nurturing, as evidenced by her early exchange with David; and as a woman reduced to a life of pain and ultimate oblivion by power-hungry men and an omnipotent and unforgiving God.
Sarah, Hannah, Rachel all conceive after long periods of infertility—with the help of (a male) God; and each of those narratives supports the fact of male fertility (hence female infertility) with a secondary woman who becomes pregnant by the same husband. It seems that male sterility among the Israelites is not to be countenanced. However, it is possible that Bathsheba's husband may implicitly be permitted infertility since he is, after all, a Hittite. Faithful as he is to the Israelites, his patrimony is different.
Garden, 'Homophobia and Rape in Sodom and Gebeah: A Response to Ken Stone', JSOT 82 (1999), pp. C. Washington, 'Violence and the Construction of Gender in the Hebrew Bible: A New Historicist Approach', Biblnt 5 (1997), pp. 324-63; K. Hoheisel, Art. 'Homosexualitat', Reallexikon fur Antike und Christentum 16 (1994), pp. 289-364; E. Hartmann, 'Homosexualitat', Der Neue Pauly 5 (1998), pp. 703-707. MICHAL, THE BARREN WIFE Lillian R. Klein David's procreativity is substantiated by the sons he fathers by each of his many wives1—with the singular exception of his wife Michal, who remains childless 'to her dying day' (2 Sam.