is now in volume 2 of the Brazilian literary magazine Hyperpulp, available in English and Portuguese.
Many thanks to editor Alexandre Mandarino for letting the butterfly in and for translating it to Portuguese.
Check out the great story and fantastically beautiful artwork by Paul Madonna in the same issue.
“He rested on his back on the moist reed mats. They were as ill and heavy as him. His arms and shoulders ached. It felt like he had just done the thousand cuts exercise with his sword, a novice again. His black ponytail and worn silk robe fanned out on the reed. He was too weak to tie either hair or robe together…”
(Image by Ryansword.com)