For the Angel of Death spread his
wings on the blast,
And breathed in the face of the
foe as he pass'd;
And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd
deadly and chill,
And their hearts but once heaved,
and for ever grew still!
Lord Byron, the Destruction of Sennacherib III
Illustration for a fantasy book cover. The novel is written by Aapo Leisiö. It will be published here.