September 2022

MetaphorosisBeautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

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It came from B. Morris Allen

B. Morris Allen’s story “Fetch” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 4 September 2020. In 1957, the USSR sent a dog on the second craft ever to enter Earth orbit, Sputnik 2. The ship was never intended to be recovered, but Laika, a part-Husky street dog, died within hours of takeoff. When Adilya Kotovskaya settled Laika into her cramped space on Sputnik, she said “Please forgive us.” Oleg Gazenko, who chose and trained Laika, later …