Waif (short story)

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“An original tale… that can rightly be called a thriller.”

“One of the best short stories I have read.”

“…an ending I didn’t expect.”

“Scenes and people are described so deftly that you can easily imagine the place, the atmosphere, the longing for something more from each of them.”

Amazon.com review comments (4.5 Stars from 11 reviews)

“Be ye strong, child?” Great Lady had said, her voice little more than a whisper, intended for her ears alone. Waif had said nothing. What could she say?  She was nine years old and lost.

In the dark of night the Dragon comes,” Great Lady had said. “Be ye the one long sought?  We pray that it is so…”

When midnight comes, Waif must serve Young Master. But what service will he demand of her?


This Greyhart Press e-book is a short story, a perfect length to enjoy on your lunch break, or to complement a drink in your favorite coffee house. At 5,000 words, this would be around 20 paperback pages.

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