For, March 2004, 25.95, 336 pp
In 2300 B.C. Sumeria, Shula is a slave girl in a wealthy merchant's house until the goddess Inanna chooses her to serve in her temple. As a naidato she is to keep herself chaste and obey the wishes of the goddess. When she
finds out she is pregnant from her owner's son, he refuses to believe it is his child and leaves her to the mercy of the temple guards who punishes her to the point of death. S...