Excerpt from The Rock Ahead, Vol. 2 of 3: A Novel
Carabas knew better than that. He whose image the Soul, however temporarily, enshrined must be kept sacred and apart, so far as it was possible to keep him, and must be troubled with no tempta tion. Hence it happened that Gilbert Lloyd, then regnant over Lady Carabas' Soul, was never permitted to meet, or scarcely even to hear Of, the young ladyin whom he would have recognised his wife.