"Will Steven Harper become known as 'that gay SF writer'?" I asked. "The label doesn't bother me, but I'm worried about sales." "Gay characters don't hurt sales these days," she said. "Do what you like."
tears of the dinosaurs / clicking on window panes
A sudden wind blew a little swirl of birds around his feet. They rose to his knees and then his hips in a whirlwind gust, a dense flock springing up out of nowhere. More birds appeared on his outstretched hand, and when they flew away, his hand was gone.