The Unclean: A Fantasy Short Story
The Unclean are multiplying.
No one knows why—or even where they come from. Only the Mage-Lord and his Segregators can keep the people of Galdavia safe from the growing menace.
Jared has dreamed of working at the Mage-Lord’s side. Now the young mage’s dreams have finally come true.
Soon everyone in Galdavia will know his name...
Even the Unclean.
A dark fantasy short story by Jacquelyn Smith, author of the World of Lasniniar epic fantasy series. Winning entry of the Writers’ Journal Annual Fiction Contest (2010).
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Arinmalia paced, the snow crunching beneath the soles of her leather boots. She did her best to ignore the curious gaze of the young elf who watched her.
This is ridiculous. I have better things to do than look after some snot-nosed brat—even if she is my cousin.