The woman stretched both her hands out and the priest gave her the cup.
“The wine of ecstasy gives joy to your body and soul.”
She raised the cup to her lips. Her head tipped back until the last drop must have been drained. Suddenly she gasped violently. Her face twisted into an appalling grimace. She pitched forward like an enormous doll, jerked twice, and then was still…
She may have been in a state of ecstasy, but she was undoubtedly dead.