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About C.R. Hodges
C.R. Hodges lives in Colorado with his wife, dog, and no ghosts that he knows of. He has twenty-eight short stories and a novella published. His work has appeared in Cicada, EscapePod, Bards and Sages Quarterly, and Silver Blades. When he is not writing or playing the euphonium, he runs a product development and industrialization services company.
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The stories in this year’s collection include knights and dragons, lonely zombies, a musician with mystical powers, an overzealous security system, and more. We consider it the perfect sampler of the wonderful emerging talent in the speculative genres. We hope you will agree.
A version of this short story was originally published in the July 2011 edition of On the Premises, and another version was published in audio format in August 2012 in EscapePod.
A version of this short story was originally published in the October 2012 edition of Lacuna Journal.