Posts Tagged "marie brennan"

Clavis Aurea #16: S.L. Huang, T. Kingfisher, Marie Brennan

by on Oct 16, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

Fairy tales in their earliest written forms can seem incoherent to a modern reader. They are full of dropped threads, random occurrences, and they often lack logic and context. The girl had a magic spoon. Why? She just did. The boy was walking home one day when he came upon three talking...

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Waiting for Beauty

by on Aug 7, 2012 in Short Fiction | 8 comments

He wakes before dawn to prepare her breakfast. The spoons and pot-handles are clumsy in his curving claws, but the servants all left long ago, and so he has learned to make do. The breakfast is not what he would wish it to be; getting supplies is difficult these days. He found two eggs...

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