Isabel Yap writes fiction and poetry, works in the tech industry, and drinks tea. Born and raised in Manila, she has also lived in California and London. A proud graduate of Clarion 2013, her work has appeared on Tor.com, Uncanny Magazine, Shimmer, and more. She is @visyap on Twitter, and her website is http://isabelyap.com.
Lying in bed last night I felt fingers reach in, grabbing. I opened in spite of myself as you clawed me with your fingernails, flattened, panicked. Split throat, iron tongue, white masks ranged overhead, the rings on their fingers scraping me as they reached in to take you.
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