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Cover image for the short story, "Hostages".

Hostages; January 2020

“You know I’m not okay.” He rubs the gunshot wound, scratches at it like there’s something inside that he can’t get out. “You’re not okay, either. You wouldn’t be here if you weren’t okay.”

While on vacation in Whistler, socially-anxious Erin reacquaints herself with a stranger from her past. Erin can’t help but find solace in the stranger’s company, but it’s in his embrace that the cold nights start to shake her and the chill of their shared history will eventually come to bite.