On the way to France they stopped at a pagan festival, which she refused to take part in. The pagan governor was very insulted. Her master tried to defend her and after see how noble she was the governor wanted her as a slave. Her master refused to sell her.
While Ebiscus was asleep the pagan governor tried to make her sacrifice to the gods and was offered to be set free if she did , but she said no. the pagan governor in rage ripped the hair off her head had her struck on the face with a whip and had her hung on a cross were she died. Her feast day is May 23.