Loyal (A Short Story) by Jason Varrone
Approx. 6,240 words.
Published on August 28, 2012.
Renowned knight Sir Dellan is reeling after a brutal attack leaves his king mortally wounded. Dellan seeks answers, and his world is thrown into chaos once he discovers the truth. Forced to confront the attacker, the knight holds the fate of the kingdom in his hands. This fantasy fiction short story of 5,800 words (about 23 book pages) tells the stirring tale of a knight's devotion.