Touched by the Tithys by Chris Turner
Approx. 5,050 words.
Published on August 1, 2011.
An up-and-coming healer must wield the infamous Tithys blade to protect her clan from the rival warrior-dans. The trouble is, how can she unleash its sinister power when she feels so much compassion for the enemy? A 4900 word heroic fantasy tale.