<h1>Sadb, Witch of the Horned One</h1> The nation of all the Gauls is extremely devoted to superstitious rites; and on that account they who are engaged in battles and dangers, either sacrifice men as victims, or vow that they will sacrifice them, and employ the Druids as the performers of those sacrifices.
Others have figures of vast size, the limbs of which formed of wicker they fill with living men, which being set on fire, the men perish enveloped in the flames. They consider that the offering of such as have been taken in theft, or in robbery, or any other offence, is more acceptable to the immortal gods.
Earconbert awoke to the smell of burning wood and the crackle a fire.
His hall was on fire!
Stood over him was his wife, in one hand a blooded blade, the other a silver heathen hammer, her lips moved as she muttered a prayer.