Veronica Schanoes is Assistant Professor of English at Queens College, CUNY. Her work has appeared in Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 21, Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, The Journal of Mythic Arts, and The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet. She does not like cats. For more about the author, see her website, or you can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Her previous appearance at Strange Horizons may be found in our archives.