Edited by Rhonda Parrish: Strange and unusual high-quality speculative fiction and poems that will make your heart skip a beat. This issue contains uncanny children, a retold urban legend, a fairy tale, hunchbacks, vampires, Coyote and so much more!
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Published Mar 6, 2019 · 1,189 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 2 views
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.