My Sister’s Song
Historical Fantasy Short in Short Story
The warrior Mithra must repel a Roman legion alone and armed only with one very tasty weapon.
New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger presents this historical fantasy short story about a woman warrior set in ancient times.
The Romans are marching! To protect her lands and her tribe, Mithra comes up with a sticky solution to an impossible problem.
(Quick read: 4,000 words ~ 9 pages.)
This story was Carriger’s first professional sale. Initially published in Sword & Sorceress XVII (1998).
Check out this story’s Pinterest board for Gail’s visual inspiration.