In a world so similar, yet different from our own, the year is 1947; and a war in Europe has been raging for over a decade…
In Silver City, Tanya Grey is facing the end of life as she knows it— her mother’s run off, the rent is due, and she has only one way to survive on her own… by selling herself to the highest bidder.
Leonard Stevens is also facing his own personal apocalypse, at the bottom of a bourbon glass. His life lays in shambles in the wake of his wife’s infidelity and abandonment.
Little do either of these sad souls know, that a real doomsday is actually right around the corner…
A dark short story in which a man and girl who have survived the end of the world try to deny the inevitable as long as they can.
In a world where magic is synonymous with currency and the fantastic is just as accessible as modern technology, finding your soulmate should be as easy as flicking a wand, right?
Even with the mass production of a luxury device called a Soul Tracker designed specifically to assist hopeless romantics, the odds are still stifling.
Add to this that one’s level of magic is genetically set, and Margerie Krietz’s hopes of ever meeting her mate are slim to none. Heir to a rather large and powerful family business, Margerie’s practical magic test scores are abysmal. If something isn’t done soon, she’s at risk of not only losing her chance to get into a top college, but also her birthright. Desperate to quickly boost her grades her senior year, she reaches out to her professor for help — but when her tutor turns out to be the heir to a competing conglomerate, she finds the path to success is more convoluted than ever.