Justin C. Key is a speculative fiction writer and psychiatrist. His short stories have appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Crossed Genres, and KYSO Flash. When he's not writing, working in the hospital, or exploring Los Angeles with his wife, he's chasing after his two young (and energetic!) sons. You can follow his journey at justinckey.com and @JustinKey_MD on Twitter.
As far back as I could remember, Oma warned me about the bats. She said they would eat me if they found me exposed at night. But I knew the green light of the moon would protect me, even when I was still smaller than Oma.
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