together with its prequel
For my mother,with love, respect, and admiration
And for Paty,whose liking for the Hammarleedings
encouraged me to tell Livli’s story
Livli rerolled the scroll carefully, returned it to its pigeonhole, and sighed. The whisper of her breath sounded loud in the quiet space, as had the crackle of the brittle parchment and the faint click of the closing cabinet door.
The tale of The Princess and the Griffon did not have the reference she was looking for. Neither had The Lindworm's Eyrie nor Triton's Egg.