By Eric A. Kimmel
The tale of younger Harry Houdini, the world’s maximum get away artist!
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The letter has been destroyed. Just as you wished. I assure you, sire… God’s teeth, Greyfalcon! If it was to be destroyed, I’d have seen to it myself, to be— To be certain it really was? Majesty, I am injured by your lack of trust. You’ll be injured by the point of my sword if you don’t watch your step, chamberlain. Don’t you walk away from me! I know who ordered the death of that tailor in the lower city! …Compared to what I know. That is a mere trifle, Majesty… Master Greyfalcon…? Drake. How long have you been standing here?
The letter contains information that is… sensitive. I trusted him when I shouldn’t have. I’ve since Become aware of the corruption he oversaw in my absence. I don’t know why Magda didn’t do something. I fear that Greyfalcon opened the letter, read it and is keeping the knowledge to himself for nefarious purposes. I strongly suspect that the letter has not been destroyed but is still here in the palace. Alas. Though, try as I might, I haven’t been able to discover where Greyfalcon has it hidden.
Now be back about your business… All alone, Drake…? Sorry, Majesty? I asked if you were all alone. None of my other Dragons with you this evening? No, sire. They rode out with Master Greyfalcon on some sort of errand. Hm. Did they now? Know what it was about? No, sire. I’m not… trusted… with that kind of information. Ha! Well, that’s as good a recommendation of your character as any. The Dragons are all great warriors. It’s why I have them. But I don’t know how many of them are truly good men. I believe I’ll retire, father.
A Spotlight for Harry by Eric A. Kimmel