By Amanda Tero

Debt of Mercy

 Historical Fiction / 67 views

A merciful king.
An unjust lord.
A choice to forgive.

Raboc’s eyes narrowed to slits and he thrust his arm forward until his fingers closed around Ancel’s throat. The young man knew better than to resist the powerful lord, but his jaw clenched.

“To the dungeon with you. Guards!”

“Lord, have mercy,” Ancel pleaded. “Give me time and I shall pay the other half.”

A short story.

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