Short Fiction

Short Fiction
Jaym Gates

As the Sun Dies

But our peace betrayed us, blinded us to the slow winding of the spindle, and when we saw it, it was too late. The end

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Short Fiction
Eugen Bacon

Simbiyu and the Nameless

The river is changing. You know this without knowing how, or why. Tatu doesn’t notice. She’s poking in the mud, digging for crabs. A black

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Short Fiction
Koji A. Dae

Shevitsa

But only the worn carpets heard me, and they had no pity. When it wasn’t too cold, I took my pillow and wool blanket from

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Short Fiction
Tim Waggoner

In the Monster’s Mouth

She was tired of performing, tired of competing, tired of the pressure, but most of all, she was tired of her father. She judged the

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Short Fiction
Sam Asher

Americana!

The man smooths over his mustache like it accentuates his Americanness, which it sort of does, and lifts the brim of his old Portland Sea

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Sage Tyrtle

The Fruit of the Princess Tree

Songbirds swoop around the Tree, but never alight there. There is nothing to eat. Princess Five nibbles her white glove. Princess Fourteen forces her sapphire

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