Margaret Ronald

Margaret Ronald is the author of the Hunt series (Spiral Hunt, Wild Hunt, and Soul Hunt), as well as many short stories. Her short fiction can be found in magazines such as Strange Horizons, Clarkesworld Magazine, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Originally from rural Indiana, she now lives outside Boston.
Someone Like You

Someone Like You

Athéne — the Athéne who was never mine — used to say that I was always slow to catch on. Even if it wasn’t true to begin with, it’s become true, and so I guess it makes sense that I didn’t understand how serious the tether break was until the consequence ran smack into me. I doubt she’d appreciate the irony.