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Walled on two sides with mortared brick, the still chamber was cool.
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I had not for some years resided in the foreigners’ cantonment.
Inside the door, I removed street shoes and outer robe. My compatriots at the mission were quite sure Shàu was my catamite but it wasn’t so.
Shàu had been in my service enough years he was no longer a boy but I could not but remember that he was a boy, an orphan, in equal measure terrified of and fascinated by the kè-torantin who had purchased his contract from an aunt with too many children of her own. ” “No, thank you, nothing for now.” I was about to turn away when I saw the tear escape the cage of his eyelashes and roll down his cheek.
Folding my legs, I settled on the earthen floor before the altar, looked into the Kandadal’s eyes.
My idol is varnished wood, one of the jolly young Kandadals, grinning to show his strong, crooked teeth, his eyes crinkled to slits.