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Lisa L. Hannett Lisa L. Hannett i(A128014 works by) (a.k.a. L. L. Hannett)
Writing name for: Lisa Bennett
Gender: Female
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A Right Pretty Mate 2016 single work short story
— Appears in: Dreaming in the Dark 2016; (p. 91-110)

'Fallon's Palms weren't yet callused. His fingers were sea-softened, and he fancied they were gently webbed; better shaped for paddling than climbing. Each nail was blunt as a seal's nose, not sharp like Mither's, despite her relentless nipping and filing and grooming, her daily tugging at his little digits, at his disappointing limbs. Wings flapping, she yanked one arm, then the other, while he clung to the foot of their feather bed, or the porch rail, or the stool by the cottage hearth. She pulled while he resisted—not the idea of growth, mind, but the ache in his joints as she tried to stretch him. the clear futility of it all. ' (Introduction)

2016 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Short Story
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