by Misti Wolanski
Faed Nirmoh once dreamed of growing up and having a job he enjoyed, a wife he loved, and children of his own. Instead, his particular magical gifts have landed him a job he hates, while being harassed to marry a woman he despises. Is there anyone who can accept him for what he is?
(A short story of about 4600 words)
— followed by "Bewildering Boundaries —