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Far Fetched Fables No 22 Elizabeth E. Wein and KJ Kabza

First Story: “Chasing the Wind” by Elizabeth E. Wein Martha Bennett sat on her trunk in the middle of Nairobi Airport watching the other passengers disperse. She had been sitting there for two hours, waiting for her father, and reading over and over again the terse telegram she had received the day before she left Philadelphia: […]

Far Fetched Fables No 21 Jenny Blackford and Brendan Connell

First Story:  “Troll’s Night Out” by Jenny Blackford There was a lot of shrieking and laughing going on at the table behind ours. “Girls’ night out,” I said, and took a good swig of my glass of red. David barked out, “What did you say, woman?” I shouted this time, hoping to penetrate the restaurant […]

Far Fetched Fables No 20 Bill Congreve and Marly Youmans

First Story: “The Shooter at the Heartrock Waterhole” by Bill Congreve The rifle kicked, and one of the creatures — the beautiful one — was dead. But the wyrde, as Dad would have called it, began long before then.  Two days ago, I shot and killed two sparrows, and a rabbit I’d called “Attitude.” Right after, […]

Far Fetched Fables No 19 Isobelle Carmody and Adam Browne

First Story:  “Perchance to Dream” by Isobelle Carmody Anna woke knowing she had been dreaming, but as so often with dreams, to wake was to forget. Strange to remember vividly that she had dreamed, yet to have no recollection of the dream. On the rare occasion that she did remember, the minute she tried to […]

Far Fetched Fables No 18 Ben Peek and Bruce McAllister

First Story: “The Funeral, Ruined” by Ben Peek It was the weight that woke Linette. Her weight. The weight of herself. The flat red sky above Issuer was waiting when she opened her eyes. Five hours before, when she had closed her eyes, it had been a dark, ugly brown-red: the middle of the night. Now […]

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