First appeared in The Horns of Elfland edited by Ellen Kushner, Donald G. Keller and Delia Sherman. New York, N.Y. : Penguin Group, 1997.
Epigraph: The Universal Mother, capricious in her invention, commits her errors and failures when matter is lacking, or when it is plentiful, or when she is on the point of shaping her Work, or when the faculty is disordered or defective. It is not a new thing in the world ...
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