Far Fetched Fables No. 115 Richard Parks and Wendy Nikel

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Flash Fiction: “Rain Like Diamonds” by Wendy Nikel

(Originally published at Daily Science Fiction.)

The queen hoarded the barrels of seed, keeping them locked within her coffers among the diamonds and gold and strings of perfect pearls, remnants of the former days of prosperity and excess. The seeds would receive neither sun nor water nor nutrients from the soil until unlocked by the shining key strung... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy