For Want of a Nail: A Marketplace Short Story by Laura Antoniou
Approx. 9,470 words.
Published on March 18, 2011 by
At the Long Island mansion where elite slaves of The Marketplace are trained to serve the masters and mistresses of the world with impeccable grace, Grendel and Alexandra are hosting a dinner party. Their latest trainees--as well as the patience and resourcefulness of their majordomo Chris Parker--will be put to the test. Originally published as a "bonus story" in the Luster Editions ebook.