The Infidels would send the Christians packing.

Funny, Mozart wrote this like it was a scene in a ballet. She would have loved to see the dazzling costumes, the leaping dancers. After the battle, who would love who? What maiden in flimsy see-through would entertain the Saracen in his tent?

She played faster and faster. Her fingers stumbled on the keys.

'Dannie...please! Not so fast, darling. It's better to... 

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