Darian's scent and touch overwhelmed her while his hot kisses set fire to a desire stronger than any she'd ever experienced.
Here he set fire to the cedar roof of the palace of Xerxes as a symbol that the Greek war of revenge against the Persians had come to an end.
During a halt on the peninsula of Pallene, Aethilla and the other captive women set fire to the ships.
They withdrew in the following year, when the Turks set fire to the city.
They often set fire to a village by night and captured the inhabitants when trying to escape.