Evil won't be swindled.
In the frozen lands beyond the edge of civilization, charlatan Marten the Magnificent swindles villagers of their valuables in exchange for superstitious charms. But when faced with a true monster, Marten is forced to rely on his own useless trinkets, or risk losing his life.
A dark fantasy short story.
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About the Author
E.W. Pierce is the writing handle of Eric Pierce. Raised on a steady diet of Star Wars, cowboy movies with his great-grandfather, and lots of pretend, he developed an early interest in the making of make-believe. Eric discovered the fantasy genre via the Dragonlance novels, and shortly thereafter, was introduced to the tabletop roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons. His world was never the same.
Eric writes Fantasy and the occasional Science Fiction or Horror story. He lives in Michigan with his wife and their two children.
You can follow him at http://ewpierce.com, where he blogs about fantasy books, roleplaying games, and other geeky pursuits.