The Beleaguered Butler by Hilary Headfoot
Approx. 4,370 words.
Published on September 25, 2013 by
Crawling to a friend.
Stephen Felixbloom is a well-respected professor of clemency, and a proud one at that. However, budget cuts are budget cuts, even at the premier magic university in the kingdom, and with the prospect of having his department shut down—his livelihood stripped from him—he decides to go and visit an extremely wealthy university friend, Raymond Ditchburn.