Short Fiction

Undone

They have done everything they can to hide the arm. One of the finest needlewomen in the court created an elaborate sling, decorated with jewels

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Short Fiction
Cat Hellisen

Waking

The Museum of Angelic Artefacts was a road–side attraction; a blip on the map where families stopped to stretch their legs and maybe take in

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Home by the Sea

The small girl looks at me with the innocent insolence of children who say out loud what adults are thinking to themselves. A skinny, pale,

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Short Fiction
rich-larson

Maria and the Pilgrim

Word webbed over the altiplano, carried one village to the next by the wandering gene merchants: a pilgrim was coming.

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Antumbra

I woke in the afternoon gloom to the sound of my 20–year–old stepsister Lily dragging something heavy and wet up the back patio steps through

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Dispatches from the Revolution

The summer air, already electric with the violence of the war, the assassination attempts successful and unsuccessful, the anti–war riots, became super–charged with the rumor.

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