|Originally published in the anthology Aegri Somnia, Jason Sizemore (ed.), Apex Publications, Dec. 2006. Aegri Somnia was a finalist of the 2006 Bram Stoker Awards in the “Superior Achievement in an Anthology” category.|
Based on the myth of pitiable monster Scylla, the story re-imagines the timeless story of Beauty and the Beast to make modern and poignant observations on the ugliness of self-hatred.
—Elizabeth A. Allen, Tangent
A rich reworking of Greek legends, where the greatest horror lies in what we do to ourselves.”
—Morgan MacLeod, My life in books