Dan Rabarts is a New Zealand writer of fantasy, horror, science fiction and the odd things in between. He has twice been a finalist for New Zealand’s Sir Julius Vogel Awards, both for fiction and non-fiction. His fiction can be found in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, Aurealis, in anthologies including Regeneration – New Zealand Speculative Fiction, and at the Tales from the Archives and Wily Writers’ podcasts. His audio narrations can be heard at StarShipSofa and Tales to Terrify, among others. Find him lurking on the web at dan.rabarts.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.