Narrated by M.K. Hobson.

There’s trust between them that few others can claim. But it’s a trust that Jonah feels he failed earlier in the day, through the simple act of not answering her question about Leah and all those other questions hiding behind it: Will this winter ever end? Will my brother’s shadow follow us always? Is my blood tainted? Is our daughter’s?

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Read “Half-Spent Was the Night” by Gretchen Tessmer, in Issue #371

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Gretchen Tessmer is a writer/attorney based in the U.S./Canadian borderlands. She writes both short fiction and poetry, with repeat appearances in Nature, Strange Horizons, Daily Science Fiction, and Fantasy & Science Fiction, among other venues.

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