Daughter of Oedipus

A novelette

25000 words

“What must we do?” Creon asked. The King of Thebes had aged greatly in ten years.

“You must leave Thebes,” the Oracle replied.

The army at the seven gates of Thebes forces the court to flee, but Ismene—the only surviving child of the shamed Oedipus—discovers that her beloved city has more to fear than swords and arrows.