The Pythia

Priestess of Delphi by John Collier (picture credit: Wikipedia)

Vapours steadily rose out of cracks in the floor, as the woman, dressed in white and ritually purified, walked over to her seat.  She was the High Priestess at the temple of Apollo in Delphi, and people, both great and lowly, travelled from far and wide to hear her speak…


Written for Day 2 of A Month of Mini Writing Challenges 2017Write a story in 50 words that is set in the past.