Dusk Peterson (duskpeterson) wrote in dark_agenda,
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Bard of Pain (fantasy novella) - Chapter 2 of 7

Cover for Bard of PainIn the battle-weary lands of the Great Peninsula, only one fate is worse than being taken prisoner by the Lieutenant: being taken prisoner if you are the Lieutenant.

Note: Not a work-in-progress; the story is finished and is being serialized weekly. I announced this novella last year in some places, but I'm reserializing it online in honor of the publication of the booktrailer, the e-book editions, and the audio edition. Click on the next link for all of these. (And, um, I fixed the broken links.)

The instruments on the wall, the tools on the table – they were as familiar to him as the toys of his childhood. He wondered, dimly, why his heart pounded in his chest, as though he were in a strange place.

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