“The Fall of Leuyoldedd” by Travis Lyon

Author’s note: This translation of “The Fall of Leuyoldedd”, also known as “The Second Coming of Skell’aenthid”, represents only parts five, six, and seven of the full tale. The other parts have never been found. “How could I possibly say ‘no’ to the Queen’s Champion?” In response, Sir Leuyoldedd put on his well-known, woman-swooning smile, ...

"The Quiet Bard" by Gregory Adams

Micker and I spread the map out on the table. “You can see it all here,” I told Pagomari. “The sewers are wide enough to fit a man through, and the Temple of Kashell has its own drain.” I spoke in a whisper, and Micker kept his eyes peeled to make certain that none of ...

"A Threadbare Tailor" by Sean Hower

“And that’s when Asyan understood that he not only lost his wealth. He lost his family, his reputation, and his dignity. Left with nothing, he spent the rest of his years seeking, obsessed with the treasure he had lost, and died a lonely man.” The two-dozen people who had gathered around Thomas Grayweed at the ...

10 Years Ago in Planet… "Konen in Recovery" by Andrew G. McCann

The plump, balding psychoanalyst shifted in his chocolate-brown Naugahyde Execu-Chair. He looked down briefly, then up, his expression a mask. The air-conditioner hummed softly as he spoke to the large, battle-scarred warrior sitting on the client side of the white Formica desk.