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Issue 23 (Battles)

This issue (Spring 2021) features “Battles” loud and quiet, since struggle takes all forms and affects us on all levels. Whether you seek heroic fantasy with all of the expected drama, or deeper internal conflicts rooted in past events, this collection covers the bases.

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Table of Contents


A Sleepless Hunter’s Wanton Fruit, by dave ring

The Partisans, by Kyle E. Miller

The Last Stanza of General Pfeil, by H.L. Fullerton

Synesthesia, by Devin DeMarco

Nights of the Swollen Moon, by Cristina Osmeña

Sir Balin the Savage and Good Sir Balan, by Craig Hinds


Carrion House a.k.a. Luke Spooner (cover and interior art) currently lives and works in the south of England. Having graduated from the University of Portsmouth with a first-class degree, he is now a full-time illustrator for just about any project that piques his interest. Despite regular forays into children’s books and fairy tales, his true love lies in anything macabre, melancholy, or dark in nature and essence.

ISSN: 2292-5775

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