Jazarah disappeared into the Pit. The crowd roared jubilantly. Turiq walked away from the edge of the pit, nursing his scratched face.
Genet stood silently, not smiling. Then he raised his hands for silence.
“My sister,” he said evenly, “was brought to wickedness by the liar Ajani.” The people hissed in response. “And their blasphemy has brought danger upon us all.
“You see,” he boomed now, “How this heresy has angered the Lord God? Fear Him!”
Genet swept his arm to indicate the strange machines that now lined up as if ready to march, roll or fly through the Ring.