Chasing the Cortilane

New Myths, March 2016

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A bird known only by stories, a young magician who can do nothing right, and one night when their lives collide.

My writer friends joke that every story I write has birds in it. Not quite, but this one certainly does. The idea that magicians could store magic in the hollow bones of birds had rattled around in my mind for a long time. It's an idea that I might return to some day.