In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Claire Humphrey's "Le lundi de la matraque (Nightstick Monday)."
it howls / the beast black-backed and fanged / his language languishing
I see many pencil stubs, spent Wacom nibs, and an alarming amount of coffee in my future.
Yann kept the dynamite in his coat closet. I smelled it as soon as he let me in.
The more profoundly an SF novel knows what it is talking about, the more in other words it resembles a talk experiment, the more profoundly it should know what it is not talking about.