Issue I: Summer Solstice 2019
Take a tour through the beautiful and brutal and discover hope in unexpected places by way of 12 stories spanning the speculative fiction spectrum.
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The Impossible Bird by Jamie Lackey
"'You can't be real,' Tommy whispered. 'There are no blue jays in Europe.'"
Taking Root by Dave Ring
"In the forest they were wild things."
Better to Curse the Dark than Light a Candle by Joseph Cusumano
"I must find a soul darker than my own."
Three Hundred and Forty-Nine by Gerri Leen
"Inside him, a war goes on between the programming that makes him give chase and the need to rebel that he feels each time his queen’s mind touches his."
The Sphere by Garrett Rowlan
"'The circle holds the fundamental fact of existence,' she had told him once."
Never Ending Litany by Diane Arrelle
"I heard it, the call, but it was daytime faint."
Leanan Sidhe by Lucy Stone
"When he was in the music—when he was the music—it opened up a space inside his head where he could be himself, just for the length of a canto."
Intergalactic Litany by Kayleigh Shoen
"As if the Universe were built for granting wishes."
The Tower by Jay Caselberg
"Now why, you ask, would you cast an infant from the very peak of a stone edifice?"
For the Sake of Mushrooms by Mary E. Lowd
"In the belly of the red giant, could Irudy find her lost home?"
When Wizards Sing by Steve Carr
"Then silence fell, and I lay upon the whale's back and held my breath."
Dreams of the Docent by Lee Clark Zumpe
"I told myself that the dreams would not follow me home from Shady Haven."
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