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The Language of Knives

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The Language of Knives

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Author: Haralambi Markov
Publisher: Publishing, 2015

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Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Fantasy
Sub-Genre Tags: Dark Fantasy
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"The Language of Knives" by Haralambi Markov is about the death rituals of this secondary world. A strong-willed daughter is guided by her unloved parent in the customs of how to respect the remains of her favorite parent.

This story was anthologized in The Apex Book of Wold SF 4, edited by Mahvesh Murad, Wilde Stories 2016: The Year's Best Gay Speculative Fiction (2016), edited by Steve Berman, and Worlds Seen in Passing: Ten Years of Short Fiction (2018), edited by Irene Gallo.

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