A Shadow In The Reaping by Brynne Weaver
Vlad the Impaler had a beautiful singing voice. I bet you didn’t know that. Most people think of him for his penchant for putting bodies on sticks. That and for being a vampire. Which he was, by the way. The whole staking thing was more of a prop. But nobody seems to really talk about how he captured so many people to impale in the first place. Just by sheer might? By the strength of his army? No. He subdued them with his song.