Games of Shadow, Part 5 of Shadows of the Heavens
by Gareth Lewis
As Tsotu is unwillingly drawn into imperial political intrigues, the Bride of Shadows begins her indentured service to Hagga. While the examiner hunts a stolen object in an armed camp, the Bride must find a way to fulfil her debt without the wrong people learning her secret.
A 12,000 word fantasy novelette.