In a futuristic economy with medieval overtones, Macworth must torture a corporate spy, also his wife. In a desperate attempt to avoid this duty, he enters into risky negotiations with an untrustworthy scientist.
This story is connected to a previous story, "Verbal Knowledge" published in Tales of the Unanticipated #29.
A full list of my published short stories can be found below.
Published novellas can be found at Peaks Island Press.