a romantic fantasy novelette
Her father tried to trade her to the dragon-king who ruled under the sea. When the bargain went awry, her father stole his life instead.
Rhis escaped and made a peaceful life for herself on a lonely isle. But one day a dragon's skeleton washes up on the shore, and she knows she must face her past.
When the dragon-king's heir comes seeking revenge, she thinks she's ready for him. But he brings with him an unexpected gift.
This story was first published in a collection of the same title by Drollerie Press.
There are some brief author's notes.