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Monday, February 6

Assault Upon the Gate of Tears - Part 2b: A Fork in the Road

Kham held up a plain golden ring. "You need a ring to command the Ymandragore ships, right?"

"Yes," said Quintus, "but you don't know—"

Kham slipped the ring on the middle finger of his right hand and admired it. "Nice. I wonder how much it will sell…" Another ring appeared on the middle finger of his left hand. "Cute, a matching pair," he said. Then his amusement turned to horror as the two rings slowly forced themselves together. With a loud SNAP! Kham's hands were forced into a praying position.

"Praying to Althares?" asked Quintus.

"My fingers…they're stuck!" said Kham.

"Perhaps you should have thought of that before you put it on," said Ilmarė. [MORE]


posted by Michael Tresca at 7:09 PM

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