I know the card says “The Hanged Man” but my Muse has insisted I change it to “The Hanged Woman.” And since she provides my inspiration, I listen.
Miranda, the old crone of the kingdom, was beside herself with worry. An innocent young woman had been maliciously and falsely accused of witchcraft and had been sentenced to die. Miranda’s first thought was to help the girl, but could she devise a scheme in time? And whether or not she could save the lass, vengeance was her second thought.
Word for Today: Venal — Sharon was a venal creature: She would do anything for a chance to dine at an expensive restaurant or see a new Broadway play.