by Sherwood Smith
$2.95 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-853-4
“Lily and Crown” proves that diplomacy is war by other means as character dance on a graceful reel through power-plays, treachery and clashing cultures, leading to changes for two powerful kingdoms and the birth of a third.
The origin story of Colend, center of style in Sherwood Smith’s world Sartorias-deles
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Originally published in the anthology IT HAPPENED AT THE BALL, by Book View Cafe (2018)