The Miseducation of Mara Lys single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2015 2015
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'The desert-locked outpost of Boundary boasts the famed manufacturers of flawless timepieces; those who would learn the trade must offer up their eyes as starting materials. Look to your pride: it will eat you alive.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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    y Cherry Crow Children : A Twelve Planets Collection Deborah Kalin , Alisa Krasnostein (editor), Yokine : Twelfth Planet Press , 2015 8432273 2015 selected work short story

    'Tulliæn spans a fractured mountaintop, where the locals lie and the tourists come to die. Try the honey.

    'Briskwater crouches deep in the shadow of a dam wall. Ignore the weight of the water hanging overhead, and the little dead girl wandering the streets. Off with you, while you still can.

    'In Haverny Wood the birds drink blood, the dogs trade their coughings for corpses, the lost children carve up their bodies to run with the crows, and the townsfolk stitch silence into their spleens. You mustn't talk so wild.

    'The desert-locked outpost of Boundary boasts the famed manufacturers of flawless timepieces; those who would learn the trade must offer up their eyes as starting materials. Look to your pride: it will eat you alive.

    'Sooner or later, in every community, fate demands its dues — and the currency is blood.' (Publication summary)

    Yokine : Twelfth Planet Press , 2015
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