In what be my last story for Apex Magazine for awhile (since I’m not its special fiction editor), my story “The Legacy of Alexandria” appears in the promotional mini-issue of Apex’s return from hiatus.

The Library of Alexandria

Rahim dragged a shopping cart of his belongings along the cracked sidewalk. With the highways flooded, he followed the dense foliage lining the creek which wouldn’t be much cover for him much longer if he were intent on making his way deeper into the neighborhood. If it were night, he’d be following the drinking gourd, finding the brightest jewel in the sky and following its direction. By some movement stirring his spirit he couldn’t explain, he just knew it was the right way.

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