Julianna Baggott is the author of over twenty books, including Pure and Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders, which were New York Times Notables. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Conjunctions, Terraform, Tor.com, Lightspeed, and Fantasy & Science Fiction. She teaches at the Florida State University Film School.
“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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