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.)

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This story was Carriger’s first professional sale. Initially published in Sword & Sorceress XVII (1998).

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