Apotheosis Chapter 1, an excerpt

Once upon a time, there were twelve Olympian gods, seven males and five females, and then something happened to tip the balance: all the female gods disappeared. Not just the five Olympians, but even the minor deities: Hekate, Selene, Calypso, all of them. The chaos that descended upon the Earth was unimaginable. The problem was, it’s the twenty-first century and most people stopped believing in the gods. The major religions were thrown into even worse disorder than Olympus; the only people who took everything in stride were the Pagans of all walks. We’ve known and followed the old ways since their times, so we were the people they came to first. Trust me, seeing a god standing on your front porch is unnerving, but having that god tell you that you must ascend to godhood is worthy of cardiac arrest.

Published by Natalie Bartley

I am a fantasy/sci-fi/smut writer, my first book "Love and Pain in Zion" is available on Amazon. I am also scribing for Medea, the Sorceress of Colchis on the blog Legends of the Veil (https://curseofthefallen.wordpress.com), and Amphitrite on In the Pantheon (https://inthepantheon.com). My husband and I are planning on opening up a New Age/Metaphysical store, where I am running the storefront and he is running the services in the back. Since he is already a licensed interfaith minister and can perform weddings in Ontario, and a Reiki master, we can start offering services soon. I am enrolled in Witch School International as a seminary school of the Correllian Nativist Tradition. I have mostly completed my First Degree clergy status, and am almost finished my Second Degree. Brian and I run a local temple (Temple of the Night) which is a part of the Correllian Nativist Tradition. We are currently the only temple with full temple status in Canada.

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