The Silver Collar
By Kate Policani
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Bought as a child to slave at an inn, Lyneth suffers under a terrible curse. Her frightening transformations can only be stopped when a priest puts a silver collar around her neck. The collar stops the change, but makes her ill. Her dangers increase as she matures into a beautiful and desirable woman. When a mysetrious nobleman visits the inn,her life changes forever.
The Silver Collar is a short story highlighting the fine line between gift and curse, belonging and alienation.