The Wizard's Box: A Tale From the Royal Road
by J.M. Thompson
What does one do with a wizard's discarded container of dubious functionality?
The Royal Road in the kingdom of Kesteva runs nearly 1,000 miles from the southeastern marchlands to the northwest coast. Skara Station, tucked into the marchlands of southeast Kesteva, is one of dozens of waystations along that highway of merchants, pilgrims, princes and commoners.