I stare at the seedling as if I have never seen one before. I am not honestly sure if I have.
Nara finds a seedling, impossibly sprouting in the Grimes. But there’s no time to think about plants when there’s a strange numbers station that only some can hear.
A cyberpunk fairy tale retelling.
Finalist, 2023 Realm Awards for Best Short Story
First published in Trenchcoats, Towers, and Trolls: Cyberpunk Fairy Tales from World Weaver Press.