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The Ferris wheel shuddered to a stop, and all the lights blinked out, one by one. When the ride started moving again, the cars were empty.

Tractors roared and strained, and the crowd stared. No one noticed the bunnies escaping their pens, or heard when the screaming started. 

They found the first-place cow trampled in its stall the morning after the judging. All of its ribbons were missing, as was the runner-up.

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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