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Far Fetched Fables No 12 Gregory Frost and Leah Bobet

Art by René Aigner http://www.rene-aigner.de/ http://facebook.com/reneaignerillustration First Story: “Tengu Mountain” by Gregory Frost Ando met his fate in the form of a priest while he was climbing up the mountain to his Aunt Sakura’s house. Ando nearly stepped on him. The priest lay across his path like a log that had rolled down the mountain-side and […]

Far Fetched Fables No 11 Maurice Broaddus and Steven Rasnic Tem

First Story:  “Lost Son” by Maurice Broaddus “I will make my arrows drunk with blood, while my sword devours flesh: the blood of the slain and the captives, the heads of the enemy leaders.” Deuteronomy 32;42 “Favor us with a tale, storyteller,” Ghana Menin asked in his way of implying a threat if disobeyed. His […]

Far Fetched Fables No 10 Adam Browne, Gail Z. Martin and Barbara A. Barnett

First Story: “Neverland Blues” by Adam Browne Michael Jackson bobs mothsoft and white in the North African nightsky. His many eyes tic and tick. Expensive lenses shiver into place, swivelling down. He takes in the view. Morocco. Tangier; the Kasbah; so beautiful, an Aladdin’s Carpet a thousand metres below him. Wanting to see more, Michael Jackson […]

Far Fetched Fables No 9 Jeffrey Ford, Tony Ballantyne, and Laurel Winter

First Story: “A Night in the Tropics” by Jeffrey Ford The first bar I ever went to was The Tropics. It was and still is situated between the grocery store and the bank along Higbee Lane in West Islip. I was around five or six, and my old man would take me with him when he […]

Far Fetched Fables No 8 Trent Jamieson and Mike Resnick and Lawrence Schimel

First Story: “The New Deal” by Trent Jamieson “You hear about the new Deal?” Jacobi asked, crouching down by the nearest body on the flat corrugated iron roof.  Ulmer shrugged. “Just rumours, nothing definite. Last one wasn’t so good. These two aren’t going to benefit.”  He took a step back from the bodies, careful to stay […]

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