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A short story about death, defiance and the duty of command.

As a half starved and near blind Captain Yilda faces her executioners, she describes her months languishing in a dark dungeon. She tells of her companions, the people she had press-ganged into service, and how they fell to disease and despair.

The Captain invites us to find fault with her actions. She invites us t
Kindle Edition, 64 pages
Published February 27th 2013
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