Kayden experiences many new things now that he's no longer a slave. See snippets of his life in this book containing 13 short stories that occur in the year between Tears of the Neko and its sequel, Blood of the Neko. Join Kayden as he learns to ride, discovers just how far to push the chef, and attends his first wedding.
This book is a series of short stories based on the characters from Tears of the Neko. It is NOT one long, continuous story. Each chapter is its own short snippet, a glimpse into the lives of the characters from Tears of the Neko. Many of them are humorous and funny, some are more serious.
This book is best read after Tears of the Neko, as the stories in it are based on the characters introduced there. It is not necessary to read this book before reading the second full length book--Blood of the Neko.