beaming. Few markings etched his cheekbones; only enough to prove he had been used as a surveyor before being bought and freed in exchange for his services on expedition. All of the bearers, hunters, cooks and camel-tenders had been likewise hired. Ethen claimed it was less expensive that way.
Terri-Lynne DeFino is an alumna of the 2006 Viable Paradise X workshop, where she studied with Teresa and Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Laura Mixon, Steven Gould, Debra Doyle, James Macdonald, James Patrick Kelly and Corey Doctorow. Her critically acclaimed novel FINDER, the companion to A TIME NEVER LIVED, is currently available from Hadley-Rille Books. She lives in rural Connecticut with her family, her cats and the various magical creatures that end up in her stories or on her walls. Visit her at http://bogwitch64.livejournal.com or at http://heroinesoffantasy.blogspot.com.