"The Blade to Your Hand" is a short story set in the Other universe in the Zalitraeq setting. It was originally published in the magazine Anthrolations with illustration by co-creator of the shared universe Cristina "Kitsune" Steele, and is a F/F furry fantasy, with pirates.
The pirate lioness Mazalaen has survived by pretending to be a man, a murderer and a thief... and fears she has become those things in truth. Until she meets a fearless princess in battle. Could this woman be her salvation?
"The Blade to Your Hand" is available for purchase as a stand-alone e-book, and is also included in the collection Blades and Bitter Apples.