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Blood Letting

Article written by Kranar Drogin

The Blood Letting is a ritual that the followers of Chemosh use as sacrifice. The person to be sacrificed is led to a large wooden bowl, and in that bowl is a chair where the person is forced to sit. Once seated, the person is bound hand and foot, and a wooden clasp with holes is closed over the sacrifice's neck. While all this is going on, monks continue to chant to Chemosh. Once the lead monk is ready to commence, the chanting is ceased. The monk will then place needle-thin blades around the neck clasp until it appears that the one being sacrificed is wearing a spiked collar. Once the ritual is complete, the blades would sink into the person's neck.


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