Note from the Editors

Basho Climbs Mount Olympus by Deborah P. Kolodji

Elise by JoSelle Vanderhooft

Immortal Blood by Marcie Lynn Tentchoff

Windborne by J.C. Runolfson

They Say The Lion Is Dead by Bruce Boston

Crossing the Line by Sonya Taaffe

To Ride in Service of the King by Mikal Trimm

Rapunzel Revisited by Patricia A. Boutilier

The Mercy Cut by Jennifer Crow

Salamander by M. Frost

Handless Came the Maiden by JoSelle Vanderhooft

Flax by Catherynne M. Valente

The Winterbright Queen by Samantha Henderson