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“...The queen's mocking laughter cut in. "This is your treasure, Lord Sheftu?"

"Aye. The greatest treasure in Egypt—a maid whose loyalty cannot be bought. Whatever bargain we make, Daughter of the Sun, must include her freedom.”
Eloise Jarvis McGraw, Mara, Daughter of the Nile
“You are both daring and unscrupulous, and you think fast. I have been looking for a person with those particular characteristics. Also I noticed you speak Babylonian.”
Eloise Jarvis McGraw, Mara, Daughter of the Nile
“Blue-Eyed One, never again shall you cover your shoulders. I declare your scars to be medals of gallantry great than any I could bestow, and it is my will that all the Black Land look upon them, and learn the nature of courage.”
Eloise Jarvis McGraw, Mara, Daughter of the Nile
“Sheftu,” she whispered, “it's all over.”
“Nay, little one. It's just beginning. Many things are beginning.”
Eloise Jarvis McGraw, Mara, Daughter of the Nile
“Then the stars went out, for the bark of Ra, in fiery splendor, burst out of the East. Sunshine flooded the wide desert and the long, green valley of the Nile. The night was over; a new day had dawned for the land of Egypt.”
Eloise Jarvis McGraw, Mara, Daughter of the Nile