Rykie Belles lives in Atlanta, where she has received many traffic tickets and lost two separate bouts on the Write Club Atlanta stage. In her other life she is a musician at renaissance festivals across the Southeast. Her first name rhymes with “sticky.” Find her on Twitter @withaykie.
“Full ahead, Mister Sal,” says Moore. I grit my teeth and force the Anastasis forward. The engines, the strongest of any ship I’ve ever steered, screech and whine like dying things. The nightgaunts are ten deep around us and it’s like flying through tar.
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