Fighting the Undertow (part two)

by Serena W. Sorrell Halimeda swam under the surface, sunlight and surf skimmed her dorsal fins. She was agitated more than ever before. She told herself it’d been too long since she had sung a storm, too long since she’d eaten up her hate, too long since she’d been among her kind. She would return…

Fighting the Undertow (part one)

(Author's Note : This one's a bit of a doozy. It's in my fairy tale collection and is my own retelling of the Little Mermaid story, with a lot of changes. If you don't like change this might not be for you, but I do. It gets rather long, though still counts as a short…

The Heartsmith

by Serena W. Sorrell Pierre absently watched long, purple shadows cast by the steam-powered sun; they stretched longer and longer in the sputtering sunset. Pierre rubbed the sand out from his over-weary eyes. Yesterday had been a long night spent in trash. He scoured sewers and alleys while his black pig, BiBi, trotted tirelessly beside.…