On Easter 1901, rumours of witchcraft, lesbian orgies an demon possession at London’s posh Community of St Gullveig had reached the Bishop’s palace. Fearing a scandal for the Church that would lead to a disruption in cash flow as well as to a drop in overall giving, the Bishop commissioned the holiest of his young chaplains—the Saint—to visit the convent. The Saint’s first points of contact were Contess Gerta von Suckula—the formidable granddaughter of the aristocratic patron of the convent—and Sister Fellatia, the mousy but furtive young abbess. As the Saint is preparing to administer the blessed sacrament, he hears the lock of the chapel door slide shut and feels the temperature in the room suddenly rise. As the women quickly encircle him at the altar, the Saint realises too late that he is spiritually ill-prepared for the confrontation with the principalities and powers that underpin the community’s leadership...
Nora Geist / Clare Cross
Nora Geist—born in Udine, Italy but moved to London, England when she was five. She was educated in Paris and New York and practices psychoanalysis in London. She is married with two children.
Clare Cross—born in Edinburgh, Scotland and educated in Dublin. Clare is an IT systems analyst and works in Edinburgh. She is partnered with one child.