Our Chymical Seance


“Our Chymical Séance”

Clockwork Canada, Exile Editions, 2016. (fantasy short story)

I hadn’t heard about his son’s death until I arrived this morning with my team, when Cesar had met me in the foyer, a husk of his once exuberant self. I had gone through the same depth of grief when I lost my wife years ago, and asked if I could help. I could, he said, come to the séance.