This week’s episode features a chapter from Lord of the Inferno, Volume Two of War of the Fathers. War of the Fathers is available as a free ebook if you sign up for the Dan Decker Newsletter. Here is an excerpt from the show:

It was difficult for Kura to avoid growling as she stormed away from Adar and the other man. She’d teamed up with Adar because he seemed to have common sense in addition to an ability to fight the Hunwei. It had been a good idea at the time, but now she wasn’t so sure she wouldn’t be better off on her own.

Let him wait around outside the gate wondering if I’m okay, she thought. Maybe then he would appreciate the anxiety she’d experienced about whether or not he was coming back.

The very idea that Adar was going to try to take on the Hunwei to capture one of their ships was laughable, not to mention suicidal. I was wrong about him having a good head on his shoulders if he’s going to try to pull a fool stunt like that. Very wrong.

Adar hadn’t abandoned her, but he might as well have done exactly that because the consequences would be the same when the Hunwei ended up killing him.

Lars bounced on her side and reached back towards Adar, babbling away in his baby talk. The rain didn’t seem to bother him at the moment. His happy mode wasn’t going to last forever, at some point, he was going to get cold and then she’d have to deal with that as well.

Melyah be cursed if she didn’t have a dry roof over her head before that happened. If she hadn’t known Lars’ mother, she would have forced Adar to take him.

Bleeding Melyah send me to the nine bleeding burning fires.