Size / / /

The word itself

acknowledges the tilted

balance, the


inequality. The shapes

that move at night

outweigh the day's

clean lines and

angles; the figments

feasting on our

dreams surface

when the sun's arc

hangs suspended,

waiting, dividing

the hours into

two mismatched


Yoon Ha Lee's debut, Ninefox Gambit, won the Locus Award for best first novel and was a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, and Clarke awards. He lives in Louisiana with his family and an extremely lazy cat, and has not yet been eaten by gators. Find him on the web at or contact him via email.
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