"The Wine of Memory" brings Lute and his new apprentice, Moonhawk, to one of Lute's favorite places, only to discover that a tragedy has altered everything. Lute can get into a locked the house, but can he put a ghost to rest?
In "Certain Symmetry," Pat Rin yos'Phelium receives two packets in his morning mail -- one a gift of joy from the Little Festival, the other an unexpected burden of duty and honor.
"The writing is as rich with detail as anything by C. J. Cherryh, while the general approach... reminds of Andre Norton." -- Tom Easton, Analog
". . .tight, well-wrought prose, economical characterization, and basically charitable vision of humanity. . ." -- Tangent Online