A Bird in the Hand by Douglas Smith
Series: The Heroka Stories.
Approx. 7,010 words.
Published on April 2, 2011.
Aurora Award Finalist story from a multi-award winning author
Lilith Hoyl awakes to find herself strapped to a table in a cage, a prisoner in a secret government lab. To win her freedom, she just needs to do one thing: prove she’s human.