This story came to me when I saw the picture below. It was created by an artist named Caliban. This is Caliban's site. I think his work is just terrific, if a tad erotic and on the furry side. Check him out if you dare, and maybe comission a painting of you own. (But I want to see it!)
Whatever her thoughts were, they spared no time to lament the dearly departed.
The rumor—spake low around the campfire, after Saffron and her handmaiden Carinn retired for the evening—was that Greggor had taken a fancy to Saffron, as all knew the Kingpriest was wont to do.