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Born and stuck in Ohio, Stephanie Lorée writes fantasy fiction and is a freelance editor. She's published dozens of short stories and some tie-in fiction for the Pathfinder RPG. A self-proclaimed super nerd, Stephanie loves gaming, technology, good sushi, and bad kung fu flicks.
Mar 6, 2019 · 1,189 words (5 minutes) · 1 view
Originally published at Penumbra magazine, a Tangent online recommended read of 2013, later reprinted in Niteblade Magazine and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. *TRIGGER WARNING* During the Battle of Okinawa and the following occupation, 76 cases of rape were reported. Historians estimate hundreds more went unreported. This is a story about one woman's survival through metamorphosis.