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BCS 148: The Fires of Mercy

Issue #171

The assassin, the mother, and the child fled into the desert.

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BCS 147: The Sixth Day

Issue #170

Except one day, Cassie ain't telling me what will vanish. She tells me something's coming.

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BCS 146: Sun, Stone, Spear

Issue #169

We wait until there is only the sound of blowing wind and the cry of a jackdaw. I nod, Elu nods back.

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BCS 145: A Screech of Gulls

Issue #168

Tutti loves only three things in this world, and he loves them well: his birds, his liquor, and Gemma, the junkmonger who keeps the stall next to his barrel.

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BCS 144: The King in the Cathedral

Issue #167

“How disappointing I must seem,” he said at last. “I didn’t know I’d become a folk figure. I would have grown a great beard.”

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BCS 143: The Metamorphoses of Narcissus

Issue #166

I lay on the drowned grand piano, naked, my head that of a chess-horse, my hands and feet stumps oozing black-green blood onto the keys.

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BCS 142: Everything Beneath You

Issue #165

I wanted to ask her more questions, about the way the world was made, about death and dreams, but did not want to know the answers.

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BCS 141: Novel Excerpt Galápagos Regained

Issue #164

Chloe’s first instinct was to hustle Willy and Annie out of the zoo, lest they learn prematurely there was such a thing as atheism.

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BCS 140: Alloy Point

Issue #163

The metalman had always been behind her, its steel hooks eager to split her open, for as far back as she could remember.

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