The Attack in Cappadocia by Catherine Jaime
Approx. 5,200 words.
Published on December 18, 2012.
Cappadocia is under attack from marauding soldiers during the Byzantine Empire. This short story follows a mother, a group of kids, a priest and a soldier as they react to the attack.
The story was inspired by a trip to the region of Cappadocia (Turkey) with its history and unusual geology.