Yaunsi 13: Good heavens!

וַיְהִי בְּרֶחֶם־הַשָּׁחַר וְשֶׁן־יָעוּנְסִי עוֹדָהּ בִּבְשָׂרוֹ וַיֶּחֶרַד הָאִישׁ וַיִּלָּפֵת וְהִנֵּה יָעוּנְסִי עֹרְקָיו : וַיִּזְעַק הָאִישׁ לֵאמֹר שָׁמַיִם טוֹבִים : וַיִּתְרָאוּ הַשְּׁנֵיהֶם וְשֶׁן־יָעוּנְסִי בִּבְשַׂר הָאִישׁ : ס

In the womb of the dawn, while Yaunsi’s teeth were still in his flesh, the Man was startled awake and twisted himself up, and behold—Yaunsi was gnawing him! The Man cried out, saying, “Good heavens!” They looked at one another, the two of them—and Yaunsi’s teeth were in the man’s flesh.

The Yaunsi Heresy is a new work of fiction in classical Hebrew based on A.S. Peterson’s lobidious tale of the Budge-Nuzzard. It will be published in serial. Click “Yaunsi Heresy” above to read from the beginning.

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