Publication: “Defender of Mogadun” in Shades Within Us anthology

Today is the release day for Shades Within Us, a charity anthology from Laksa Press that “examines the dreams, struggles, and triumphs of those who choose–or are forced to–leave home and familiar places.” As an immigrant myself I felt a strong connection to the theme and wrote a fantasy story that’s part about the plight of refugees, part a subversion of the theme of Chosen One, and part my response to Le Guin’s “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas.”

This book includes stories by Matt Kressel, Seanan McGuire, Rich Larson, and many other excellent authors and is well worth a read. I hope you’ll pick up a copy.

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