Tuesday, 27 May 2014


Name: Amisi
Story: Anubis' Handmaiden
Status: Handmaiden to Anpu

Yes, this is the handmaiden of the title.
Even though a large portion of this story happens in the modern world, June - one of the Main Characters - is plagued by who her soul used to be during 2600 BC and that was Amisi.
She started out as back-story, the reason why June was drawn to act the way she does, but whilst digging further into that century, when I believe the mummification we generally think of was largely reserved for the rich, all sorts of ideas bubbled up.
I originally had a meek young woman who caught her god's eye, and wound up with an internally feisty girl who, whilst being outwardly compliant, earned her god's attention during one ceremony.

I have no idea what the hell I was thinking when I did this. But I do know it was fun. I think I might alter her a bit when I get around to writing more of this story and finalise just where she was born.


  1. So, are Anpu and Anubis the same? I don't know much about Egyptian lore.

    1. Yeah. Anpu (and Inpw) is considered his Egyptian name. Anubis is actually the name the Greeks gave him.

  2. Great character hook, and fabulous look!