“If I only knew where you’re taking me, would I be afraid?”
– Sophie Solomon, “Lazarus”
“The Spine of Worlds” by Eric Rosenfield
The Clockwork Gallery, as Hal called it, had walls of gears, pistons, springs and boilers, all hot steam pipes and cool iron.
“Monkey King, Faerie Queen” by Zen Cho
Now to be fair, Sun Wukong was already in a bad mood when he arrived at the Faerie Court.
“Echoes of Life” by Jetse de Vries
Jason’s concentration borders on the inhuman, the way he disregards the celestial spectacle. Jupiter, dominating Europa’s sky with its mini-solar spikes, is all but impossible to ignore.
“The Face of Atrocity” by Charles Ebert
Ivan awoke when the screaming started from the German barracks.
“The Maquette” by Nicole M. Taylor
He thought he heard her whispering in the night. A low, rasping murmur with no real language. It might have been the trees, the wind, people passing on the little lane outside the sculptor’s home. It might have been.
“Squished Things” by Beth Cato
“La Rêve” by Sandi Leibowitz
“Closing time, Gilgamesh among the drunks” by David Coleman