The Mother by Lisa Farrell
Approx. 4,620 words.
Published on October 22, 2010 by
Gypsy Shadow Publishing.
As a child of the temple, Alandra's goal is simple: to please the Mothers who raised her. When sent on a mission, she knows she must obey without question, no matter who is to be punished or how. Until the face of a victim brings back memories she didn't know she'd lost, and changes everything.