She had told them about poisons and potions and warned that only a few drops could sometimes make all the difference between the two.
the way? Would he ever stop? Would he himself be next?
Note: Though it builds suspense, I find the way information about the villains is withheld to be heavy-handed and irritating.
Something cracked. She moaned quietly. The court clerk recommenced his questions.
Note: This makes for gruesome reading.
Simon sighed. He had the feeling that humanity was running in place. So many centuries and they had not learned anything new.
Note: This could be an underlying theme of the book - the hunt for scapegoats now instead of witches.