Daughter of the Western Winds

Fantasy Short Story, 12,500 words.

Amaya was born with a divided soul, half human, half Oni. According to the temple that raised her, the only way she can cleanse her soul and win her humanity is by protecting humans from the Oni that would destroy them.

When protecting a warlords city, Amaya has to challenge these beliefs in order to save the day, but more importantly, to save the woman who stole her hearts.