7 – Du sollst nicht Ehebruch begehen

The strangers, in common with ourselves, had a loathing for deserters. They had no time for any man who abdicated his responsibilities , who deserted his position of trust to leave undefended those who ha come to rely on his protection. Both the strangers and ourselves considered desertion an act of absolute weakness in a character devoid of loyalty.
But the strangers cleverness with words allowed them to sin against their own great law. ‘Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery’. They ignored the meaning of the word desertionin the word adultery and having once conquered their guilt, they came to consider desertion of their position of trust as one of little importance.
As we watched the strangers

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