After a youth of piracy, Jendara wants nothing more to settle down and raise her son among the islands she calls home. But that peace is shattered as a clan of shapeshifting pillagers make their way through the islands.
Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam lives in Texas with her partner and two literarily-named cats: Gimli and Don Quixote. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in magazines such as Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, and Interzone. She holds an MFA in