Years ago, the Mormon pioneers fled west toward the Rockies, across the Great Chasm. But one, the wealthiest of them, never made it. An infamous bandit intends to track down the missing treasure, and hires a Mormon scholar to help. Originally published in the Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel anthology.
“I took my life three years ago, on the 3rd of December. And to be honest, I’m not really sure why.” This short story was featured on episode 59 of Immortal Works’ Flash Fiction Friday Podcast, to which you can listen for free here.
Vanya is sent through the forest by his elder brothers with medicine for their dying father. But this forest is home to a deadly Rusalka, with whom he’ll have to bargain for his life. Originally published in Deep Magic – Spring 2018.
Before every rodeo, Niketa and Creyne take something to remember one another by… just in case. Any dragon ride could be their last. Originally published in the LTUE benefit anthology A Dragon and Her Girl.