by Raymond S Flex
Mave’c, an orphaned and directionless man, strives to cross the Sable Mountains to reach the work promised him on the other side.
Only, a brief encounter with the monastery at Ravensbark forces him not only to reconsider his destination, but his life itself. A heart-wrenching story of self-discovery and built-in, natural limitation. The Hobblesman: a Crystal Kingdom short story.