Posts Tagged "mari ness"


by on Dec 4, 2012 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

by Mari Ness   In the center of the labyrinth, I wait. He may not come. Not all do. Some, deciding that a refusal to participate was a form of protest, merely sit near the entrance, waiting, assuming that the doors will open eventually, release them. It is a true enough guess—but the...

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Copper, Iron, Blood and Love

by on Mar 6, 2012 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

By Mari Ness In the village of Sandel they tell a tale of how a raven once flew into the village to give a woman seven fine children. Of how these children grew tall and strong if perhaps a bit unwise and untrustworthy, and of how the woman brought a knife to their throats in the hopes...

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