Posts Tagged "t. kingfisher"

Origin Story

by on Jan 25, 2018 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

3,700 Words The last of the fairies worked in a charnel house, taking apart the beasts that came dead under her hands. In her youth, she had been the last and least of three; now she was the only living one, and even fairies must earn their keep. At night, when the knacker men went home,...

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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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