Stage magician Quinn Bradley has one dream: to headline his own show on the Vegas Strip. When the talent scouts begin circling, he thinks he’s about to make it. Instead, he gets an offer to go on a quest to a place where magic is all too real.
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.