BCS 010: Hangman

Issue #13

The full moon let me see the train coming. It raged up the path of the old tracks but it wasn’t on them. It wove across them, ignoring their boundaries, sweeping like a snake on sand. It was a long one. It’d be full of a lot of good things—nails, cotton, wood, corn. That pleased me. Made everything a little more worthwhile, as worthwhile as dying ever got.

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Erin Cashier is a nurse at a burn ward in the Bay Area. She attended Clarion West in 2007, and her story "Cruciger" is in Writers of the Future XXIV. Her story "Near the Flame" is forthcoming in Shimmer Magazine, and "Cruciger" will appear soon on Escape Pod. She is the author of “Hangman” in Beneath Ceaseless Skies #10 as well as "The Alchemist's Feather" in BCS #25 and the Best of BCS, Year One anthology.

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