"The Face of Heaven So Fine" by Kat Howard -- originally published in Apex Magazine issue 45 February, 2013
Kat Howard’s short fiction has been performed on NPR as part of Selected Shorts, and was included in The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2012, edited by Rich Horton. You can find her work in Lightspeed, Subterranean, Apex and various other magazines and anthologies, including the forthcoming Oz Reimagined, edited by John Joseph Adams and Douglas Cohen. She lives in the Twin Cities, and you can find her on Twitter as @KatWithSword.
This Apex Magazine Podcast was performed by Editor-in-Chief Lynne M. Thomas and produced by Erika Ensign. Music used with kind permission of Oh, Alchemy!