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Overcast 53: A Long Fuse to a Slow Detonation by Anaea Lay
" Marni nodded, smiled, wished him luck. Just before he went through the doors she yelled at him, then performed a perfect pirouette and did not overcompensate with either hip. They blew kisses.

Then Marni went back to her room and built her bomb. "


Anaea Lay lives in Seattle, Washington where she writes, cooks, plays board games, reads too much, and sells real estate under another name. She’s the fiction podcast editor for Strange Horizons where you can hear her read a new short story nearly every week. Her fiction has appeared in a variety of venues including Lightspeed, Apex, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Pod Castle. She lives online at anaealay.com  where you can find a complete biblography and her blog. Follow her on Twitter @anaealay.