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Ephiny Gale is the author of more than two dozen published short stories and novelettes that have appeared in publications including 'GigaNotoSaurus', 'Daily Science Fiction', and 'Aurealis'. Her stories have been awarded the Sundress Publications' Best of the Net award and the Syntax & Salt Editor's Award. Much of her short fiction has been recently collected in 'Next Curious Thing'.
Published Sep 7, 2019 · 4,942 words (18 minutes) · 5 likes · 369 views
In a dystopian prison, eight women known only by the small comforts they most miss from home (Chocolate, Music, Flowers, Cigarettes, Hot Chips, Internet, Guns, and Privacy) compete for their freedom in a series of cryptic challenges.
Author and playwright Ephiny Gale lives in Melbourne, Australia, and has published more than two dozen short stories and novelettes in Aurealis, Daily Science Fiction, Syntax & Salt, and many more.
Published Jul 20, 2019 · 686 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 95 views
"Before she dies to save us both, my wife shears off a chunk of her hair, thrusts it into my hands and tells me to take care of the cat."