The first time Eskel heard the song, he assumed he was being made fun of.
Set sometime between when Jaskier and Geralt meet in 1240 (Netflix timeline) and the banquet in 1249. Jaskier's about 21 or 22.
- Part 3 of Meet Death Sitting
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27 Jan 2020
There are two sides to every story, at the very least.
- Part 2 of Classical Bardic Training
In which Yennefer deals with her feelings, learns some sleight-of-hand, makes friends with a cat, and kills a wizard, not necessarily in that order.
- Part 3 of children's work
It's two children, he realizes as they slowly sit up. They look about eight or nine, not that he's much judge of children's ages. One is a girl, dark-haired, in a shabby dress. The other is a boy. His clothes aren't much better, and his hair isn't much lighter than the girl's, but his eyes—
His eyes, Jaskier realizes with a distant sense of horror, are gold like a cat's. His mind makes one more valiant effort to keep from connecting the obvious dots and recognizing them, and then it finally does.
"How in the unholy fuck," Jaskier says to no one, "did this shit happen?"
- Part 1 of children's work