Calyx Press has assembled a collection of short stories that are skillfully written […] in each story, there is something beautiful that will delight the reader.
Prepare to be yanked away from your seats and spirited into a world of new possibilities…
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“You look like you’ve been run over by a lorry, chief, no offence,” comments Bice Chen with her strong Tuscan accent.
“Hectic morning, you know how it is,” Chani said. She opened her pack of jars, pulled out a stack of pickled plums hiding drugs that kept Alzheimer’s at bay. Kayla’s face lit up with gratitude.
“My name Nagaon—my name, my village before.”
Ah, same as me then—and same as Guildmaster Dhaka too, since he was named after his vanished city…
My points total is now over one hundred, so the app is automatically flashing ‘New reward unlocked! Open now?’ I glance at the time.
“I can help her patch it up. Me and your dad can plant 379 in two weekends if we’re serious.”
“Where are you getting all of those saplings?”
I tapped the last of the mud from the drone and set it loose so it could zoom back to its charging station. We headed toward the pods.
Their voices rose and faded as they reviewed and discussed the enormous fragmented mechanical skeleton spread across the tables.