Catherine Mintz’s work has appeared in Asimov’s, Interzone, and Marion Zimmer Bradley’s anthologies, among many others. She is the editor of the online newszine Origami Unicorn and owner of Copper Publishing. Her website is http://catherine-mintz.com.
Her father’s great dynasty, sacred to Amun and guided by the hand of the gods, stood shakily on those scrawny legs.
This body is tired and hungry. But the beating of a strange heart keeps me awake.