specks of data like locusts
Makareta could not look away from the chisel and the mallet. Even the dye making, the kapara charcoal ground into dust, mixed with water and decanted into a mussel shell, could not hold her attention. The chisel – sharp and straight, the blade wide and shining – was all that she could see.
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents O.J. Cade's "The Mythology of Salt."