A Short Story
One morning, I woke up from a vivid dream about a land with purple skies, a man in pain, a timid priestess in training, and a god who lived in a ramshackle house. This is the story that came out of it.
When Liliya is chosen to serve the God of Time, she sees a chance to forget the horrors of her past. Her new life at the temple is full of mysteries, from a globe that displays the future to a handsome young palanquin bearer who makes her smile. But though life is easier amongst the gods, it is also fraught with danger. And soon the threads of time ensnare Liliya in a web she may not be able to escape.
Lord of Time is a short story of 4000 words, or roughly 16 printed pages.