Things had been different since Pamela swallowed the cactus. The sex was certainly more creative. Lydia would crack her open now, stroke the moist, water-bearing seams that made up her insides, moving with exquisite care. Pamela would wear gloves.
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Audrey R. Hollis's “Seedlings.”
When she was four he found her in the back yard, holding a brick unsteadily above her head, poised to bring it down on a small heart-shaped clock he had bought her for her bedside table.
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Blaize Kaye's “Ndakusuwa.”
Wanda knew better than the mesmerism that swept the spacestation.
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents Casimir R. Finnegan’s “Wanda”, as read by Laura Theis.