Of Portals and Portents, Ch. 23 (book 4) - Sci-Fantasy Serialized Novel - by Lesley Herron
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Sometimes you just have to embrace the knife in your back.
Listen to the book four playlist here https://talltaletv.com/series-of-portals-and-portents/
listen to book one http://talltaletv.com/series-monsters-mushrooms/
listen to book two http://talltaletv.com/series-of-tyrants-and-teakettles/
Listen to book three http://talltaletv.com/series-of-bandits-and-bad-magic/
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