I die a little


Parting is such sweet sorrow.

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  1. Bo Balder is the first Dutch author to be published in Fantasy & Science Fiction. Her short fiction has appeared in Futuristica Volume 1 and other places. Her SF novel The Wan was published by Pink Narcissus Press in 2016.

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