All tagged short stories

Brother's Ruin

London, 1850: Latent magic users must give themselves over for government training and service, or else they and their families could face a penalty. One woman is trying desperately to hide her abilities, but when the debts start piling up, she and her brother need to make a choice.

The Ballad of Black Tom

Victor LaValle's novella takes one of the most racist works by a famous horror writer, turns it on its head, and makes it something of his own. Horrors lurk on the margins of human perception, and some perceptions marginalize humans into horrors.