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Author’s Note: Term change in the story, Head/High Matriarch of a Lineage (or tribal area as we move farther away from Serrice) is now called a Potinia, or Great Matriarch. The word translates as Great Lady and comes from Linear B.
Revision History: 04/26/2015
Almost three years had passed since Lidova had stood in front of Cybean’s acropolis gates and recited the offer from the High Priestess to give a Sword of Athame to the Potiniini of that city-state in exchange for their swearing their Lineages to fulfillment of the Goddess’s Prophecy for the Asari. Two years ago Matriarch Talara had brought thirty gifted matron and maiden Huntresses with her from Cybean when she had visited the High Temple of Athame to formally oath bound her Lineage to the fulfillment of the Pro