BCS 062: The Nine-Tailed Cat

Issue #71

I heft the shovel in my hand. The glint of it doesn’t compare. If I sharpened it, maybe. If I flattened it out with a mallet and ran the edge against a stone until it sparked like death-day firecrackers, then it just might outgleam the cat's ruby torque.


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Michael J. DeLuca is an alumnus of the Odyssey Writing Workshop, a member of the Homeless Moon writers’ cabal, and a code-writing netherworld denizen at Weightless Books, an indie ebook store. He guest-edited an ecologically themed special issue of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, due out in July 2015. His short fiction has appeared of late in Betwixt, Ideomancer, and Phobos, as well as other stories in this same world previously in Beneath Ceaseless Skies. He tweets @michaeljdeluca.

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