Rita Oakes writes historical fiction, dark fantasy, and horror, sometimes at the same time. She enjoys curling up with a fine Belgian beer and the obligatory writer’s cat at the end of the day. Her work has appeared in Tales of Moreauvia, Aeon Speculative Fiction, Paradox, and The Many Faces of Van Helsing anthology. Learn more at www.ritaoakes.com and www.facebook.com/rita.oakes.
A walk that would have taken her seconds once now was a handful of moments for each tiny leg of it, stopping to replenish herself.
Cara Masten DiGirolamo
"Now," the new conductor said once they were tuned, offering a smile that promised infinite secrets. "We begin."