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Possibilities of a Quantum Soul by Holly Heisey

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“Dari remembers with absolute clarity their childhood awe of the apparition. That person who didn’t have to be a girl but wasn’t a boy. That person who seemed so perfect and exactly who they were.”

A human being with a quantum soul contains many possible lives and identities. If you unmake one of those lives, is it theft, murder, or none of the above? Dari struggles to find the woman responsible and reclaim their own identity.

Holly Heisey is an award-winning author, illustrator, and designer whose work has appeared in Escape Pod, Transcendent 2, F&SF, SciFutures, and more. They generously make many of their #ownvoices stories available under a Creative Commons license, and share a roundup of all their LGBTQIA work on Curious Fictions here.


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