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A Cheerful Smoke for the Dead

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Young Nathaiu frets over the journey of his dead parents in the afterlife.

When an old man comes to town peddling an incense said to lead the dead straight to the holy father, Orotar, Nathaiu buys a pouch of the stuff.

When he burns the incense at his evening prayers, he discovers the nature of the old man's magic.
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Published June 13th 2011 by Ron Leighton, via Smashwords
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Carine Engelbrecht
Jan 27, 2012 Carine Engelbrecht rated it it was amazing
Worried about the souls of his deceased parents, Nathaiu seems an easy mark for a trickster-like trader in arcane incense. When he follows the accompanying instructions to the letter, however, he finds the results are not quite what he had anticipated. There are layers within layers, when one deals with those from worlds beyond this one. Told with emotional authenticity and absorbing detail, the story succeeds in drawing you in within the space of a mere ten pages and the conclusion will stay ...more
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