In gods we trust. All others pay cash.
Always a good rule if you're in my line of work, but who'd think a god would take me up on it? There I was, facing certain death, when the Demon Goddess answered my prayers for rescue. Strange she should take an interest in me, considering I'm an assassin. Stranger that the Demon Goddess needs to offer me work. Well, my patron deity wants a favor, who is Vlad Taltos to say no...
Original title: Phoenix
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Sword and Sorcery