The Most Expensive Alley Cat in London
PREQUEL TO ELFLING
A DESPERATE URCHIN. A MYSTERIOUS STRAY. SALVATION…OR DEATH?
Young Serapia Ravena is living rough on the streets of old London, along with her dragon-like pet, Raven. Starving and desperate after a near-fatal illness, Serapia is delighted to find the meal she so desperately needs to survive—even if it’s just a skinny white alley cat. But nothing about this cat is as she expects. It may provide a very different means of deliverance—or doom. ‘The Most Expensive Alley Cat in London’ is a standalone short story related to the novel ‘Elfling,’ Winner of the 2019 ‘Teen’ CPA Book Award.
"Fun short story which made me want to reread Elfling! "
This short story gives us another glimpse of Serapia and Raven’s battle to survive on the streets of their Catholic-Elizabethan London.