The Mark of Cain (5)
The Mark of Cain is powerful - very powerful. Its bearer may not be harmed, lest divine vengeance be visited sevenfold on whoever does so. But it is not a blessing. The Mark of Cain is a punishment, reserved only for those that the Most High has directly and personally judged. Its most famous bearer, perhaps its only one, was Cain, the first murderer, and he bore it for the slaying of his brother, Abel. All who look on a bearer of the Mark know what they did, know the terrible sin they committed - and know, too, what the penalty is to harm. To bear the Mark of...