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SECOND PLACE: Innovation

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It’s time to announce the winners of the 2020 Queer Sci Fi flash fiction competition. On to #2! Congrats!!!

Dragonslayer – E.M. Hamill

LED headlamps illuminated the slick expanse underfoot. Fahid’s voice crackled in their earbuds as Zan reached the top of the incline.

“You should see it by now.”

“It’s there.” The thing squatted in the smooth, purplish expanse, and Zan swallowed hard. “It’s bigger than we thought.” …


Some of the best flash fiction stories feature the unexpected twist, and “Dragonslayer” is no exception. It’s a testament to Hamill’s skill that it pulls off the surprise ending so well.

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