The best he can find is ugly compromise.
Prince Paide ein Iteme has lost his father, his family, his people and his home to a conquering necromancer queen and her armies of the risen dead. A last horrific battle sees him forced to discuss surrender, but that conversation is no small amount complicated when said conquering necromancer is his mother. Who might not have been entirely wrong in her overthrow of Paide's father...
Contains: A cis, pansexual, allistic prince fighting a war on which there's no right side; a cis necromancer queen summoning the dead for her trans son; and a surrender that doesn't exactly have a happy ending.
Setting: Marchverse, approximately two years after the Different in Other Ways stories. This story is readable entirely on its own.
Length: 5, 108 words / 14 PDF pages.
Books in Series: Different in Other Ways | Their Courts of Crows | Maybe When the Bones Crumble | A Prince of the Dead | Loveless | The King of Gears and Bone
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