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Henry Szabranski was born in Birmingham, UK, and studied Astronomy & Astrophysics at Newcastle upon Tyne University, graduating with a degree in Theoretical Physics. His fiction has appeared in Clarkesworld, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Daily Science Fiction, Diabolical Plots, Kaleidotrope and Fantasy For Good: A Charitable Anthology, amongst other places. He lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife and two young sons. Find out more at http://www.henryszabranski.com or follow him on Twitter @henryszabranski
Published Mar 15, 2018 · 7,500 words (28 minutes) · 677 views
This is the first story in the "Mevlish" sequence, continuing with "The Clay Farima" and "The Dragonmaster's Ghost". It first appeared in the charitable anthology "Fantasy for Good", raising funds for the Colon Cancer Alliance, where it shared the pages with stories from George R. R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Neil Gaiman, Michael Moorcock, Nnedi Okorafor, etc.