Tales of Mystery and Truth
by Jeffrey K. Hill
This collection of seven tales, sprung from the novel "The Beggars of Azure", features crocodile men, books that don't exist, portals through time, living paintings, and, of course, love. Some of the tales feature characters or detail events from the novel. Some of these tales are tangential to the mood and themes in the novel. All of them testify to the fact that reality answers to no one.