Scholar's Reprisal by T.J Dipple
Approx. 3,410 words.
Published on February 26, 2012.
Pursa returns home with Carden and his band of guards. Their mission to discover the location of the last remnant of magic has been a success and they return to inform the king.
Betrayal awaits them and for the first time Pursa is forced to fight for his life.
Their only escape is to do something drastic, to make sure the king will not hunt them down.