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“Somewhere” by Blake Faraday from Glitterwolf: Issue four, 2013. Edited by Matt Cresswell. The narrator of this next piece is lying in a pool of his own blood on a city sidewalk, the victim of a hate crime. His life flashes before his eyes, and so the story moves back...

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“Rise” by Reed Hearne from Glitterwolf: Issue four, 2013. Edited by Matt Cresswell. My impulse is to say that I enjoyed this story, but the truth is that all throughout it I wanted to throttle the main character, Janet. She married a man who didn’t return her...

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“Terence” by Eric Norris from Glitterwolf: Issue four, 2013. Edited by Matt Cresswell. I’m not going to lie. I had trouble puzzling out what was happening in this piece of experimental fiction. It made me research A. E. Housman, though, and get re-acquainted with the...

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“Her Secondhand Smoke” by Holly Combs from Glitterwolf Magazine: Issue four, August 2013.  Edited by Matt Cresswell. The grandmother of this story’s unnamed, newlywed protagonist did her a great disservice when she advised that “a sigh is the sound a soul makes when a...

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“A World Without End: 1976” by Ed Kurtz from Glitterwolf Magazine: Issue four, August 2013.  Edited by Matt Cresswell. Okay, I will admit I’m not quite sure what, exactly, is supposed to have transpired during the course of this story, but I enjoyed it nonetheless....