Genres: Fantasy, Modern Fantasy
Cast of Wonders 353: With Cardamom I’ll Bind Their Lips (Artemis Rising 5)
With Cardamom I’ll Bind Their Lips
by Beth Cato
In the spring after the war’s end, the soldiers’ spirits began to wander home, and Lady Magdalena bound their lips with cardamom so that they could not speak.
“These souls walked for months, their only thought to return home. You must remember, little of their personality remains at this point. They are solid enough to nudge furniture and not sink through the floor, but they’re not fully here.”