Mira took a deep breath. “I’m running away.

The announcement hung between them, like a feather released suddenly into the air before it fell.

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If her mother ever caught her sneaking out of her room to explore the city, Mira would be in trouble. To be honest, she shouldn’t even be stealing Mother’s parts for clockwork – but there isn’t much else you can do to entertain yourself when you’re house-bound and sick. That is – until the menacing Dr. Merritt suggests that he might have Mira’s cure.

A short story published in Ember, a Journal of Luminous Things. Pick up the print issue of Volume 4 or read now.

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