Iron Chariots

Ja'el is the matriarch of an ancient Canaanite tribe living near the location of a historic battle between General Sisera, who commands a battallion made up of 900 iron chariots, and (though not mentioned in this particular slice of flash fiction) the biblical Israelites. When Sisera abandons his soldiers to save himself, Ja'el is in a position to take action, but her tribe has a peace treaty with Sisera's king.

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