Mike Resnick, author of Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge, The 43 Antarean Dynasties, When the Old Gods Die, plus dozens of other novels and hundreds of short stories, offers D&D Insiders this fascinating story of a mother's love, a queen's hatred, and a child's danger-filled path between them.
Charybole left the few remains of her child where they were, thereby guaranteeing that some scavenger or other would chance upon them and develop a taste for githzerai flesh. It made no difference to her. Every single thing she had cared about was dead, and she hoped to join them soon, to see if the next life held more joy and promise than this one.
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About the Author
Mike Resnick is, according to Locus, the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short science fiction. He has won five Hugos, a Nebula, and other major awards in the USA, France, Spain, Poland, Croatia, and Japan. Mike is the author of sixty novels, almost 250 stories, and two screenplays, and has edited more than forty anthologies. In his spare time, he sleeps.