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The tulip’s petals glowed in the sunlight that warmed the fairy in its embrace. As the sky darkened, it closed to protect her from the rain.

The bees were dying. It was time to adapt. The queen laid her eggs in human ears so her daughters could merge with their primitive minds.

The April rain soaked into the tainted soil, nourishing the darkness growing in the earth. May would bring more than flowers, this spring.

About Jamie

Jamie Lackey lives in Pittsburgh with her husband and their cats. She has over 160 short fiction credits, and has appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Escape Pod. She has a novella and two short story collections available from Air and Nothingness Press. In addition to writing, she spends her time reading, playing tabletop RPGs, baking, and hiking. You can find her online at

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