After a famous fantasy writer is murdered in his castle-like mansion, two unlikely investigators discover evidence of a serial killer. As they uncover the backgrounds of the victims, the truth resembles the writer’s most bizarre and horrific fiction.
Vylar Kaftan has published about 40 short stories in places such as Asimov’s, Clarkesworld, and Lightspeed. She was nominated for a Nebula in 2011. She’s the founder of FOGcon, a new sf/f literary convention in the San Francisco Bay Area.