the smuggler’s bible


It’s over in a minute, and the two knights from the tower are stone dead in the clearing.

“Should we do something?”

“Man, we didn’t know those guys.”

“Yeah, but still—Oh shit, here he comes.”

Marhaus rides over the corpses toward Gawaine and Uwain. He stops a little ways off and looks them over. “What’s your story?” he asks. His voice is cool and even behind his visor.

Gawaine shrugs. “Just out looking for trouble.”

“Well shit, brother, I’m right here,” Marhaus thumps the butt of his lance against the ground. “So I guess that means you found it.”