Brandon O'Brien is a performing poet and writer from Trinidad and Tobago. His work has been shortlisted for the 2014 and 2015 Small Axe Literary Competitions, and published in Reckoning, Uncanny Magazine, and New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales from the Caribbean, among other outlets.
“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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