The Tale of Rinji by Janet Coleman Sides
Approx. 59,760 words.
Published on January 22, 2012 by
Awarded an "Honorable Mention" by the Jury of the 2013 Darrell Awards (recognizing the best published Mid-South Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror since 1996).
Beautiful sleeping kami (spirit) Rinji is woken by an unexpected visitor and persuaded to leave his home to embark on a journey of discovery, a journey that will uncover the mysteries, and dangers, of a past he does not remember...