Egypt Urnash is an animator and illustrator. Raised in New Orleans on cartoons and science fiction, she now lives in Boston despite its frigid winters. You can see more of Egypt's work on her website, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As far back as I could remember, Oma warned me about the bats. She said they would eat me if they found me exposed at night. But I knew the green light of the moon would protect me, even when I was still smaller than Oma.
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