Far Fetched Fables No. 110 Krystal Claxton and Jay Lake & Ruth Nestvold

Flash Fiction: “Golden Unicorn” by Jay Lake & Ruth Nestvold


(“Tales of the Rose Knights” #4, originally published in Daily Science Fiction.)


The Rose Knight known as Golden Unicorn was a creature of field and forest, flowing across the mountain slopes as fire flows across the stubbled fields of autumn. She was born in the misty hills of the Farmost West, raised among the simple nut farmers of Chemeketa, bound to the service of no man nor spirit save her own will and the glories of those mountains. Her coat was the brown of polished walnut burl, and the horn upon her head glinted sunset gold.
 
The relationship between unicorns and virgins is storied past the point of recognition, but the question of unicorn virginity is another matter entire. The Golden Unicorn had spent... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy