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East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai

Writing Prompt – Priestess

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Yes, that’s Lana Turner playing pagan priestess to a horned guy wielding a golden snake and a spiked club.
It does not get more pagan than this.
The movie is “The Prodigal“, from 1955 – sort of an apocryphal take on the Gospel parable.
Pulp Gospel, if you like.
I’m currently using this picture as photo reference for a story I’m writing – I hope it inspires you too!

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Author: Davide Mana

Paleontologist. By day, researcher, teacher and ecological statistics guru. By night, pulp fantasy author-publisher, translator and blogger. In the spare time, Orientalist Anonymous, guerilla cook.

2 thoughts on “Writing Prompt – Priestess

  1. It does inspire. I want to go out and be that horny god so I can get a hot priestess like that.

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