The warrior Mithra must repel a Roman legion alone and armed only with one very tasty weapon.
New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger presents a short story about a woman warrior set in ancient times. To protect her lands and her tribe, Mithra comes up with a sticky solution to an impossible problem.
This story was Carriger's first professional sale. (4,000 words ~ 9 pages) Initially published in Sword & Sorceress XVII (1998).