And yep, it’s another teaser from CURSED, which comes out on the 20th Nov.
I filled my cup with the rest of the tonic and then perched on a cloudsak opposite him. “Are you going to answer my question now, or is this some game you play?”
He regarded me evenly over the rim of his cup for several seconds, and then said, “I rarely play games, but I begin to believe you’re well versed in such things.”
“All courts have their intrigues,” I replied. “If you do not learn the rules quick enough, you die.”
“Indeed, but if your earlier comment is anything to go by, I think there is far more behind your artifices than mere courtly machinations.”