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FEATURED: MAY 5, 2021

Man from Oyon by CB Droege

Classic Fantasy Literary Fiction alternate history mirror world

“There. A person in the doorway. He looked to the doorway, having to peer around the bulk of the silver shield: No one there. He looked back at the reflection: The man was back.”

The academician has been taken in by charlatans selling phony artifacts more times than he’d like to remember. But today, when he glances into the dusty mirror, a stranger peers back at him.

CB Droege is an author and voice actor from the Queen City living in the Millionendorf. He produces a weekly podcast reading other people’s stories, Manawaker Studio's Flash Fiction Podcast, and his short fiction has appeared in Nature, Daily Science Fiction, and more.

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