by Peter Birk
The Violin is a short story which takes place within the setting for my novel, To Trust the Wolf, which is currently available as an ebook. If the story interests you, please visit www.raioume.com for more information about the world, the books and other items. Salud!
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When I was a little girl, I dreamed of becoming a witch. I would climb up and sit on the fence at the back of the Red Cloak garrison and watch them drill. I would pester our village’s magister about magic, about witches, about how they ruled the world. She wouldn’t tell me much about magic or about witches, but she told me about the world, about the wars, about how the Coven had saved us all, how we were all working together to build a prophesied Golden Age which was just on the horizon.