Flash Fiction: “In the Timeline Where the Moscow Metro Opened in 1934” by S.L. Harris
(Originally published at Daily Science Fiction.)
In the timeline where the Moscow Metro opened in 1934, we live together in a khrushchyovka on Bourbon Street and eat green caviar on waffles. Times are hard but we love each other like we never love each other, like we never love anyone else, in all the hundreds of millions of timelines I've seen.
S.L. Harris is a writer and archaeologist who lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter and their faithful hound. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Abyss & Apex, Daily Science Fiction, and Plasma Frequency. He occasionally tweets as @sl_harris.
Main Story: “The Last Song” by Gerri Leen
(Originally published in Reflection's Edge, July 2008.)
Haze rises like swamp gas in the capital, and Lupe can smell the exhaust swarming up around him from the traffic stalled on the Avenida La Reforma. The tourists are sweating as they head for the restauran