Ninety-two years of dynastic squabbles have cursed France with war. Men see God’s hand in all. Even prophecy.
Jehanne, a peasant girl from Lorraine, aims to fulfill the prophecy by crowning a king.
But crowns do not make a king. Neither does Jehanne’s obedience to God.
History tells us that Joan of Arc burned at the stake. What if history is wrong?
This short story was previously published in Trouble in the Wind, edited by Chris Kennedy and James Young.