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.

Short story about a woman warrior set in ancient times. To protect her lands and her tribe, Mithra comes up with a sticky solution to an impossible problem.

This story was Carriger’s first professional sale. (4,000 words ~ 9 pages) Initially published in Sword & Sorceress XVII (1998).

Available in electronic form for $0.99 (in the USA).

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