The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from When the World Shook by H. Rider Haggard:|
the lake when you gave her a ring graved with the signs of Life
and Everlastingness? The question is, will you pay the price?"
"Not so; the question is--what is the price?"
"This; to enter my service and henceforth do my will--without
debate or cavil."
"For what reward, Oro?"
"Yva and the dominion of the earth while you shall live,
neither more nor less."
"And what is your will?"
"That you shall learn in due course. On the second night from
this I command the three of you to wait upon me at sundown in the
When the World Shook