One of those men was Jake Ferguson—a drugged-out ex-criminal with natty dreadlocks and a pentagram tattooed on his forehead.
"The virtues of the pentagram endure," he said, with absolute self-possession.
Then he calls a rat to gnaw a gap in the pentagram, and escapes.
pentagram, pen′ta-gram, n. a five-pointed star: a magic figure so called.
By producing each side of this latter figure the five-pointed star (fig. 9), known as the pentagram, is obtained.
In the centre of this pentagram was a circular disk of black stone, slightly saucer-shaped, with a small outlet in the middle.
For you the circle has not been traced nor the pentagram fixed, for you no law has been thrust down.
Working together, we had once carved a pentagram in the side of this tree-trunk.
It was to the pentagram Circle that I first broached the new conceptions that were developing in my mind.
The floor was of red lacquer, and in it was inlaid a pentagram the size of the room, made of wide strips of brass.