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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
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Kindle Edition, 64 pages
Published February 27th 2013
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“The game finished when we heard a woman’s anguished screams from the cell that Lorr had chosen for one of his damsels. It wasn’t fun after that and we allowed the characters to die. Though we granted them much quicker deaths than the cells promised.” 0 likes
“I am to die steeped in treasonous guilt, my name cursed, my memory unmourned and my service to The Kingdom blotted from history.” 0 likes
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