It wasn’t the purple-clad man’s job to catch slaves, he just made sure everyone did their job. And if they didn’t…
The Genovesan smiled. Ruhl was going to find himself out of the kettle and onto the fire if he continued his stunts. Or worse, on the leading edge of his blades.
His name was Nezzera, and he was a Delóis-class killer, the best of the best in Genovesan culture. Tales of his hook-and-blade executions terrified small children into being good and drinking their milk.
If only Bacari and Marisi could see him now. And they thought he’d never amount to anything. Scum.
A glowing ember flew past his face, leaving a burning streak in his vision. He jerked back, raising his arms reflexively. Muttering a curse, Nezzera stomped on the tiny flame and turned back to the spectacle. Tongues of yellow flame danced in the structure, licking the walls and the sturdy piece of timber holding the roof. Smoke, black as night rolled lazily out the windows and curle...
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