The new short story is up on Patreon. This week it's YA. . . something. I don't really know. But we all know it's speculative, right?
Here's a preview:
They Never Even Asked Me Why I Did It
A Dreamscapes Story
by Alicia VanNoy Call
It wasn't even that big of a deal. Or it wouldn't have been if the neighbors' house hadn't caught on fire too. It's been a dry summer, so the roof went up pretty quick. All licked with flames and then when they started moving down the walls, like flames literally crawling down the walls, paint curling and stuff, the firemen showed up.
They put it out pretty quick, so it really wasn't that big of a deal. And the firemen were all pretty hot, (they didn't even put their coats on, so you could see their muscles and everything) so no one was really complaining. Even the neighbors whose side of the house got a little burnt, they told the hot firemen that the whole thing was an accident. So they never asked me.
But everyone knew. Long before the firemen rolled up their hoses and ran the siren for the little kids one more time and pulled out of the cul-de-sac, everyone knew. . ..
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