A boy living in a labyrinth wonders what lies beyond its black walls.
The gossamer-winged inhabitants of an alien world dream of being remembered for all time.
A little boy abandoned by his parents must make his way to a river he is not even sure exists.
These, and other stories, feature in this collection of ten literary science fiction and fantasy shorts set in worlds both distant, and nearby. Evocative, cryptic, atmospheric, and moving, and inspired by the writing of Margaret Atwood, Octavia Butler, Kim Stanley Robinson, and James Tiptree, Jr., Tales from the Stone Lotus. is author Subodhana Wijeyeratne‘s first complete collection.
These are tales of exploration, of heartbreak, of love, and of survival. Tales of aliens, and humans, and things in between. Tales from the Stone Lotus.