*squee!* Although I don't recall elephants having such fierce looking canines.
A new issue of IROSF came out yesterday, and I was happy-giddy to see that Lois Tilton had given a "Recommended" review to "A Thread of Silk":
"While this tale is grounded in the well-known story of Taira no Masakado, Foster skillfully slips this variation in between the cracks of the historical account and the subsequent legends, warping it in a different direction. The ending of the frame story delivers a strong final twist"
! Read the whole thing here.
• 200 on the Sudanese Pied Piper story. Not my most productive day.