The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Year Five

View full versionA woman climbs an ice-mountain, feeding her companion her own blood to stave off Death....

A fisher discovers the sagas and songs sung by centuries-dead barrow ghost women....
 
An asexual sun goddess sets impossible challenges that fail to deter her incessant suitor....
 
A lover wends through city canals and told tales in a living boat to woo a golden woman....
 

The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Year Four

View full versionA former scarecrow must help retake a castle from talking bears....

A bureaucrat falls in love with a ghostly woman whose palace disappears when he wakes.....
 
A seer in love with her fugitive husband’s enemy must not scry her own death or it will happen....
 
A rebel saboteur carries the personalities of massacre victims in a book compiled by her dead sister....
 

The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Year Three

View full versionAn armonica player is driven manic by appearances of an audience woman he saw die....

A fallen angel gunslinger must defend a dusty town against hellspawn....
 
A scientist tries to save his brother from a seductress who plants flower bulbs in her lovers’ chests....
 
A bon-vivant is horrified to join his dinner hosts in swallowing live squid, until his head turns into one....
 

Ceaseless Steam: Steampunk Stories from Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine

View full versionA gardensmith crafts fanciful clockworks to enchant his noblewoman love....

Four burghers renege on a dark bargain by commissioning an automaton proxy....
 
A restless librarian yearns to escape a city that bounces up and down in the sky.... 
 
A flock of clockwork birds tries to redeem their Jaguar Knight creator....
 

The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Year Two

View full versionA foreigner duels his lover’s clan with a living sword grown from bone....

A captain’s daughter must write a poem to free her becalmed ship....
 
A troubador plays a world-destroying song for a countess’s execution....
 
A flock of clockwork birds tries to redeem their Jaguar Knight creator....
 

The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Year One

View full versionA poet and a thief must carry a magic sword that makes them alarmingly cheerful....

A god made of corn stalks haunts a woman whose heart was cut out....
 
A samurai investigating a ruined mansion finds a ghost of his long-dead brother....