Issue #196
March 31, 2016

Featuring new cover art: “Forest,” by Geoffrey Icard.


Sea of Dreams

There was nothing Ierois could say; he made his way back to his house and took up the book he had been given. But there was something stale in the words. Over his years on the island, he had been given nine other books, but they had become outworn, nothing in them to distract him.

The Stone Garden

They rose with the light and worked long into the sunrise clearing a space beneath the broken roof, like the hollow an animal makes in the bracken by circling itself to sleep. Unloading the wood-burner from the wagon and coaxing it into place against the chimney breast was harder, and the tear in Gwyn's shoulder tugged like wool caught in a wall.

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Over his years on the island, he had been given nine other books, but they had become outworn, nothing in them to distract him.
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The Black Waters of Lethe
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