Lillian countered by flinging a particular spelled spice blend about her. I couldn't tell what it was supposed to do, other than make me want roast chicken for luncheon, but Lord Benderskeith fell to his knees. Lillian took advantage of his moment of weakness to reach for some of the fermented entrails. But Lord Benderskeith rallied astonishingly, summoning an ugly little imp to wreak havoc with Lillian's work.

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Marissa Lingen lives in the Minneapolis area with her family. Her work has appeared on, in Lightspeed, Apex, and multiple times previously in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, among others.

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