Gabriela Santiago’s short stories have been published in Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, and The Dark, and were most recently anthologized in We’re Here: The Best Queer Fiction 2020 and Professor Charlatan Bardot’s Travel Anthology to the Most (Fictional) Haunted Buildings in the Weird, Wild World. You can follow her @LifeOnEarth89 or writing-relatedactivities.tumblr.com.
“Ask me something only I would know.”
You say this to your wife because you know you’re human. You can feel it in the familiar ache in your back, and the fear writhing in your guts. You feel it in the cold seeping into your bare feet from the kitchen floor. You know you’re real because you remember.
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