Family Ties and Torn Skies by Ellen Million
Approx. 61,590 words.
Published on June 3, 2011.
Meet the varied people and cultures who define family in so many different ways, from the strictly licensed, steam-powered cities of the southern Empire to the small communal villages in the north. Glimpse mysteries unique to the temporal structure of Torn World and search for answers to universal questions about belonging and relating. 32 short stories and 5 poems are included.