The Artificer's Apprentice by DJ Edwardson
Approx. 7,480 words.
Published on February 15, 2013.
In the city of Renze magic and technology blend seamlessly and the Artificer guilds make handsome profits keeping the city's systems running.
Cast out of the guild in his prime and bitter from his many losses, a blind artificer has taken on an apprentice to make what he no longer can: a device that will help him get revenge on the man responsible for destroying his life.