So Much Ado about Paleness, Maestro!
EN, novelette, 2014,
The 4th novelette from novel-cycle "The Songs of Peter Sliadek". Historic adventure poetic fantasy; Medieval Europe.
Achille Morazzi, Maestro of fencing, was treacherously murdered. His son, Morazzi Junior, had to escape from Venice to save his life. On his way to Verona, Morazzi Junior spent the night in a cave and shared his meal with a statue of an ancient god. The god honestly paid the young man for his generosity.