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Languorous Lass

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on: December 30, 2020, 12:32:22 AM
Cast of Wonders 361: Heartless

• Author: Peadar Ó Guilín
• Narrator: Tonia Thompson
• Host: Katherine Inskip
• Audio Producer: Jeremy Carter
• First published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Issue #84, December 15, 2011
Click here to listen to Episode 361

Content Warning:  body horror; some violent elements right at the start

“No one asks for death.” This was the proud boast of the city of Kalegwyn. “No one ever asks for it.” Until Malern did. A bad move for her, as it turned out. She awoke on Castellan Garvinger’s operating table with his favourite surgeon elbow-deep in her chest.

“This is going to hurt,” said Garvinger from somewhere in the background. “Scream all you want."


Tags: choices, death, Fantasy, Horror, immortality, Jeremy Carter, Katherine Inskip, magic, Peadar Ó Guilín, siblings, Summer Spotlight, survival, Tonia Thompson, witchcraft
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