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“The Valor of Cappen Varra” concludes, as it is tested by a huge troll and a beautiful princess.

Part 2.

23:31.

Btw, for Cappen’s song I used the tune of “A Chantar M’er”, by the Comtesse de Dia. She was a trobairitz, a female troubadour. It fit the words pretty well, I think, although the original subject matter adds irony. Lots.

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“The Valor of Cappen Varra” is a fun, funny fantasy story set in a medieval Europe just a quarter-turn away from our own. This is what might happen if a troubador traveled to Norway, and magic were real.

Btw, if Cappen Varra seems familiar, you may know him from his stint as a castmember in the city of Sanctuary, in the Thieves’ World shared universe anthologies.

Part 1.

21:07.

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