Far Horizons: Tales of Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror. Issue #13 April 2015 - Page 79

“What if it is?” she asked. “I’m just a clerk. A minor She poured water from a pitcher into a polished one, at that.” ebonwood mug, pointedly not offering him any. “We’re happy here.” “Perhaps. But if Asmoran is left alone too long, he’ll likely succeed and rile up much if not all of the “Are you?” city to open rebellion. It’s just a matter of time. You know what unchecked treason leads to, don’t you? “Yes. Favriel is a good man and Eogwen makes every day a delight. I don’t want you disrupting our War.” He tilted his head at the rest of the house, indicating her now-absent daughter. “You want to lives. So say what you have to and then be gone before he gets home.” raise a child in a city under siege?” She slumped ever so slightly. “Shades take me, I forgot how convincing you could be. I shouldn’t have given you a single word.” She sighed and stepped aside