January 2021

Table of Contents

    • Superbloom — Lynne Peskoe-Yang
    • All We Ever Look For — Cécile Cristofari
    • Unifiers — Edward Ashton
    • Not All Rot Is Ruin — E.A. Petricone
    • Esma’s Margaret — Damien Krsteski

Cover art by Chris Panatier.

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Another question for Chris Panatier

Q: How often do you think about writing during the day?

A: Constantly. And it takes one of two forms: either as anxiety that I am not writing and should be, or more constructively, as brainstorming plots and problem solving. I do my best thinking while running or bike riding, and the biggest challenge there is remembering what I’d figured out on my jaunt long enough to write it down when I get home.


Chris Panatier’s story “The Skin of Aquila Cadens
in Metaphorosis Friday, 4 December 2020.
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December 2020

Metaphorosis

Table of Contents

    • The Skin of Aquila Cadens — Chris Panatier
    • The Three Thousand — Elise Kim
    • Heritage — Andrei Pechalin
    • Tower of Mud and Straw IV: The Tower — Yaroslav Barsukov

Cover art by Chris Panatier.

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More about Chris Panatier

Chris lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife, daughter, a herd of dogs, and possibly one goat. He does album art for metal bands and writes short fiction. His debut novel, The Phlebotomist, came out on September 8, 2020, from Angry Robot Books. As a civil trial lawyer, he represents people who have been poisoned by negligent corporations.

www.chrispanatier.com, @chrisjpanatier


Chris Panatier’s story “The Skin of Aquila Cadens
in Metaphorosis Friday, 4 December 2020.
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It came from Chris Panatier

Chris Panatier’s story “The Eighth Fathom” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 6 March 2020. I am a huge science fan, and so find myself reading any number of articles that I half understand. A year or so back, there was a rash of reports dealing with cephalopod DNA/RNA and how much of it seems to fall outside the typical evolutionary scheme for Earth-based animals. My natural conclusion was, “Well, look at them. They’re obviously …