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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... no. 75 October 2014 of Aurealis : Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction est. 1990 Aurealis : Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy
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Scattered Souls, Cecilia Quirk , single work short story fantasy

'"Scattered Souls" by Cecilia Quirk is the story of Anney, an apprentice Undertaker living on the outskirts of her local village with her aunt and uncle. In this world criminals from the South are sent North for ritual execution and disposal, and here we witness her first "solo" job. We are never quite told what the condemned man’s crime was, but that is irrelevant to the story. This story is not about redemption, revenge, or even justice. It is about a rite of passage. Anney, as a young woman performing a distasteful job, has a powerful voice.'

Source: Review on Tangent ( (Sighted: 3/3/2015)

The Nevermaw, Miles Hurt , single work short story science fiction

The story 'gives us a peek across the multiverse to a place where a single entity controls which decisions get to live on, and which branches of our fractal universe need pruning. The academic Dirk Ogelvy has discovered the truth of the Nevermaw buried among bits and pieces of forgotten history and lost texts—it exists to remove those branches that are false or unviable. It also wants to remain hidden, and even the story of the disappearance of the heretic Raskin isn’t enough to dissuade Ogelvy from revealing his truth to the world.'

Source: Review on Tangent ( (Sighted: 3/3/2015)

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