Marsden cannot remember his real name, nor how he came to be a valet for the schoolboy son of a powerful magician who rules with an iron fist. Phantom wisps of incense and narrow glimpses of memory are all he has, until he chances upon a family secret which only compounds intrigue. What might his young master Abel know of his amnesia? What binds him to the Wensleys? And why does he, a simple valet, know fragments of magic?
Smoke and Fears is a gaslight fantasy of approximately 7,500 words.
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