The Necklace of Duchelle
Whosoever puts the Necklace of Duchelle upon the throat of another will have mastery over the wearer, for if the wearer betrays him, the necklace will strangle her dead. Leonce sees this as the perfect solution for keeping his lovely, if faithless, fiancee Eleonore in line. But Eleonore has a trick of her own up her sleeve.
As rain drizzles down on soon-to-be-homeless Michael Jobeson, he sees a stranger holding a black umbrella, smiling at him sympathetically. The stranger offers Michael donuts and a chance to change his life. But at what cost?
Chieko's Plum Wine
It's tough enough being an American exchange student living in Japan without your host mother being a ghost. How can you reconcile your differences? A jar of homemade plum wine might be enough to do the trick.
The Riddle of Princess Sophia
In a kingdom where magic is banished, one clever princess is determined to find a way to bring it back. Can a riddle, a shepherd, and a quest be the answer? Prologue to Three Floating Coffins.
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Published on Daily Science Fiction: "What No One Ever Tells You About Becoming Immortal" and "Captured in Color." Also, links to fanfiction and Japan blogs.