Don't be too shocked,
The cord is important, as a gesture of submission
|Blood is important too, and so is fire. The sacrifices should be exposed to public view: that's very important. But ritual magic is not prescribed. Do whatever comes to you.
grove there was untouched by men's hands
Pharsalia 3. 400-
|THE BONE CAVE
the real ancient Celts of Britain overly keen on human sacrifice,
by the standards of their times? I'm not sure. Hammer Horror says
yes! So do various Roman sources. Caesar and Tacitus professed
to be terribly shocked, apparently feeling their own gladitorial bloodfests
were something totally different- But just because the pot calls the
kettle black, doesn't mean the kettle isn't black. Maybe
we'll never know.