As regard cannibalism, it appears that the heart and liver of the human victims offered in the temples were eaten as a religious rite, and that the same parts of any prominent warrior slain in battle were devoured by the victor chiefs, who believed that they would thereby inherit the valour of the dead man.
She'd excelled as a warrior and been present in the orchard at the celebration of his twenty-seventh birthday along with half the city.
The music was every bit as masculine and warrior as she remembered him.
She'd wanted to see if he was capable of being anything more than the cold, distant warrior obsessed with war.
As a warrior who spent his adult life at battle, he wasn't really keen on how to comfort a woman who had seen three things she'd likely never witnessed before in the span of five minutes.
Just recalling how dangerous a female Guardian warrior with a knack for manipulating others can be.
The warrior offered a low bow before hurrying away.
And in their indifference to the distinctions of race and nationality they merely accommodated themselves to the spirit which had become characteristic of chivalry itself, already recognized, like the church, as a universal institution which knit together the whole warrior caste of Christendom into one great fraternity irrespective alike of feudal subordination and territorial boundaries.
On each side of this, in the western pediment, is a group of two combatants over a fallen warrior; in the eastern pediment, a warrior whose opponent is falling into the arms of a supporting figure; other figures also - the bowmen especially - face towards the angles, and so give more variety to the composition.
No warrior wants to die of old age, he said.