But the lock had finally crumbled, and the door had fallen open, and the nothing-garden beyond was revealed to her sacred eyes. Doors are only left open for her when they lead to every-day gardens that she can freely enter and exit, so she, poor innocent lamb, saw the newly open door and naively entered.

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Read “The Garden of Ending” by K.J. Kabza, in Issue #211

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KJ Kabza has sold over seventy stories to venues such as F&SF, Nature, Strange Horizons, Motherboard, and many more. His first print collection, The Ramshead Algorithm and Other Stories, has been called "a fresh new voice in the genre" by Booklist and is out now from Pink Narcissus Press. Visit him at www.kjkabza.com, follow him on Twitter @KJKabza, or visit his author page at Curious Fictions.

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