Author archives: CJMason

The Callien Sword

Mr and Mrs Makantas were sitting quietly on multicoloured winged back armchairs by the roaring fire, Mr Makantas smoking a rather large U-shaped pipe and drinking Berry Beer, and Mrs Makantas carefully unpicking the seams of a coat. Bo directed her question at Wade’s mum. “May I come in?” she asked nervously. “Certainly, my dear! Come—sit by me and warm your bones.” Mr Makantas didn’t look up from his beer. […]