The Camlan Gift by Robert Collins
Approx. 5,750 words.
Published on August 9, 2011.
The Camlan Gift (short story): Young Queen Mary has been ousted from her throne by an usurper. While fleeing to safety she meets up with a strange man named Trent Wade. Wade is armed with guns the like no one has ever seen. He offers to teach her allies how to make more such guns. But will there be a price for such advances?
First published in “Hadrosaur Tales,” Volume 2, 1997