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Far Fetched Fables No. 175 Jakob Drud

Editor’s note: This year’s hurricane season is shaping up to be one of the worst ever. No doubt many of our listeners, authors, and narrators have friends and family in affect areas. If you’d like to help them out, we recommend visiting Charity Navigator.org’s pages for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief.   “The Demi-Arcanist’s Will” by Jakob Drud […]

Far Fetched Fables No. 174 Khalidaah Muhammad-Ali and Molly N. Moss

Flash Fiction: “The Banshee Behind Beamon’s Bakery” by Khalidaah Muhammad-Ali (Originally published in Diabolical Plots #21.) Most nights the alley behind Beamon’s Bakery is just an alley. The street lamp bleeds piss yellow light, casting jagged shadows around the overflowing dumpster and discarded boxes. The walls are tagged with gang signs, claiming territory that was […]

Far Fetched Fables No. 173 Sarah L. Byrne

“Princess Cosima and the 1,000 Cats” by Sarah L. Byrne (Originally published in Betwixt #4.) “Provide ships or sails adapted to the heavenly breezes, and there will be some who will not fear even that void.” — Johannes Kepler, 1610 The red palace was home to a thousand cats. Or so people said. Princess Cosima, twenty, beautiful […]

Far Fetched Fables No. 172 Hal Duncan

Main Story: “The Tower of Morning’s Bones” by Hal Duncan (Originally published in Paper Cities: An Anthology of Urban Fantasy.) “Once upon a time, the land of Shuber and Hamazi, Many tongued Sumer, the great Land of princeship’s divine laws, Uri, the land having all that is appropriate, The land Martu, resting in security, The whole […]

Far Fetched Fables No. 171 Tracy Canfield

“The Seal of Sulaymaan” by Tracy Canfield (Originally published in Fantasy Magazine, July 2010.) Back when there were other ifriit to talk to, I’d tell them Morocco was as far as you can get from Mecca without leaving civilization. In Agadir, with its casinos and five-star hotels and nightclubs filled with Moroccan tourists sporting European fashions too […]

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