Stories tagged “bluff”

  • A Poker Hand

    I was worried. Could you blame me? It was fifth street. One more ounce of tension and the room would burst. I checked my hand. I went over the odds of the possible hands my foes could have, but I could think of no better hand than the one I held. I exh...

  • Airships: The Earl's Assistant

    Elletra tucked her knife in one of her boot’s hidden sheaths and walked over to Hawkeye. She put on her best smile as a dozen men in the opposing line gawked at the presence of a female on their ship. She clenched her jaw and kept her plastered s...