The Ballad Of Charlemagne's Clerk by Lee McAulay
Series: The Cuckoo Club Archives.
Approx. 7,690 words.
Published on April 14, 2011.
Henri is clerk to Charlemagne the not-great-yet-but-soon-will-be. His job is to arrange the Emperor's coronation, but nothing seems to go to plan. Will he save the day? More importantly, will he save his head?
A short story set in Mediaeval Europe, with a twist in the tail.