Lerdrin's Rings by Matthew Davenport
Approx. 2,520 words.
Published on October 7, 2012.
Short Story: When an vagrant stumbles upon a stone in the woods, he's given a second chance at life as the wizard of the nearby kingdom, but is everything as it seems? Or is Lerdrin only the most recent to be duped by a series of tests taking place in the woods?