2 Works in The Left Hand of God Series - Paul Hoffman
Maybe the python did enjoy eating the pig to the same degree as the pig suffered through it. Who could really tell how a python was feeling?
A short, Set somewhere in the last book, possible light spoilers concerning Cale's health.
In the mids of Cale's despair and sickness, Vague Henri keeps him warm, and keeps him together, because in all madness and the ugliness of this world, they only have each other.
And because of what is said:
"He's been treated like a dog all his life, moiled, beaten, fed bad food by wicked men. He had seen and done horrible things."
"So what are we to do now? Nothing?"
"Treat him kindly."