In this short story, which originally appeared in the online magazine Beneath Ceaseless Skies, general Aife Croffadottir is acknowledged one of the finest military minds of her time -- which is why the sorcerer Balthus commands her to his service even after her death. How will she come to terms with her new existence?
Find out why Endeavour, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award nominated Cat Rambo’s been called one of the strongest storytellers in a generation of speculative fiction writers. Her emotionally rich stories play out against worlds that are evocative, imaginative, and beautifully but economically realized.
In the Tales of Tabat series, Rambo explores a fantasy world where intelligent magical creatures co-exist uneasily with human beings in a social order on the verge of upheaval.