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Ocicat
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« on: May 31, 2018, 12:21:56 PM »

PodCastle 524: Shine like the Sea’s Deepest Secrets



Rated R for blood, guts, and monstrous appetites.

Originally published in Flame Tree’s gothic fantasy anthology Pirates & Ghosts: Short Stories.

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« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2018, 02:22:48 PM »

I'm surprised this story hasn't gotten more comments. I loved the language and the twist ending. Would love more from this author.
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« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2018, 05:43:48 PM »

Happy for more queer romances, even doomed ones. I loved the writing style, even though it was hard to follow aurally. Thanks again for including a text version for those of us who enjoy multiple mediums!
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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2018, 02:46:42 PM »

I think the ghost was a very unreliable narrator. She didn't care anything about right or wrong, only her own feelings. As a pirate, I wouldn't be surprised if her Captain had done terrible things to earn her end.
I liked the underwater creatures and interactions between them. Beautiful and mysterious. The mermaids could be thought of as dealers of mercy for the doomed sailors. Is dying under a spell that brings you ecstasy and a quick death really worse than dying from exposure and dehydration on the ruined ship?
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