When the Spring's Heart is Broken by Marie Croke
Approx. 3,820 words.
Published on March 6, 2011 by
The sun-god's daughter does not always grant warmth. In the wake of that dismissal, Lanali, the Etcher blamed for the harsh year, struggles with both the loss of her brother and of the respect of her people. Soon though, the doubt that festers in her mind, and in the hearts of everyone around her, will finally be eased. One way or another.