C.M. Simpson's short fantasy short story, The Seeker from Hivrala, has just been released on Smashwords, Amazon, and DriveThruFiction.
Sandfire is a dragon, a guardian of the
mountains, and a servant of the Gatekeepers. It is her duty to collect those
the Gatekeepers designate seekers and bring them to her masters. The only
problem is that the latest seeker doesn’t want to go. Vestera doesn’t care what
the dragon wants; as far as she’s concerned she’s not about to become a
dragon’s pet—but now she has to choose: go with the dragon, or face the royal
guard. If only she knew which was worse...