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Thief's Reward

by Katy Haye
Originally published by on 11/07/2018

Tomma was the best thief in the city. It was mad to hire her just to steal a stone.

She regarded her hard-won prize. It had striated markings and an unusually even, ovoid shape. Pretty, but hardly worth her fee.

Tomma chanted the spell and sent a message to tell her employer that the item was ready for collection.

A loud crack filled the air. A fracture that hadn’t been there before split the stone. Another crack and its contents grew clear.

Tomma’s heart clenched. A stone might be a crazy thing to steal. But a dragon’s egg was suicidal…

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