Issue #227
June 08, 2017

Featuring new cover art: “Monument” by Jeff Brown.


After Burning

Almas wants to say that it’s barbaric, but then so is the whole of it; it would be like observing that a cupful dipped from the sea is salt. And this man has been the author of barbarisms as well, so how should it matter to him? So all she says is, “I’m sorry.” That much is true.

Two Bodies in Basting Stitch

Sere wouldn’t be able to send letters. Diligent, loyal Tashet would never fathom that anyone was reading her mail and would take no precautions. Sere couldn’t explain what would happen to them both if she didn’t leave.

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Sere wouldn’t be able to send letters.
From the Archives:
Stone Prayers
Mattar comes to the house of Anaharesh in search of a single word; a word to end a war.