Folley’s Circus, by Lucio Rodriguez. Episode 12

The wind was picking up. It wasn’t a constant blowing, but sudden gusts that shoved one aside or threw the dry soil about. Gaspard shielded his eyes. Already his ears and the bottom of his pockets carried a fine layer of dirt.

ShinyQuest, by Julia Watson. Episode 8

The air whuffed from her lungs as she hit the ground, and Mags rolled to her feet just as the door of the wooden cage slammed shut behind her. The human scout who’d captured her hastily replaced the heavy lock, testing it to make sure it held firm.

Bergdorf and Associates, by Thomas C. Mavroudis. Episode 11

I follow Cruz and his Grandmother up and down the aisles of their store in a complex pattern. I’m neither relieved nor concerned that they were waiting for me—it’s testament, I suppose, to the weight of being successful in my task for Bergdorf.

ShinyQuest, by Julia Watson. Episode 6

Isabog drifted toward consciousness, sighing in pleasure as her senses registered luxurious softness and warmth, along with the familiar smell of cold earth and stone, long untouched by the sun.

ShinyQuest, by Julia Watson. Episode 5

On her knees on the cave floor, Surzl lurched forward, her eyes finding the spot where Mags lay unmoving in her bedroll against the far wall. Still. Mags was far too still.