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Submissions for Issue 003 are CLOSED.

Thank you to anyone who submitted during our window that just closed on May 19th: We can’t wait to read the stories you sent us for “Issue 003 – Eastern European Heritage & Folklore”!

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Starward Shadows eZine

Starward Shadows is an online dark speculative fiction magazine dedicated to exploring the twisted recesses of the imagination. Our editors have an insatiable craving for Cosmic Horror, Sword and Sorcery, and most other subgenres of speculative fiction—and if you do too, let’s create something wicked together.

Flash Feature:
To Have, And To Hold

By Ray Daley

I guess most folks still know and subscribe to the old traditions? Those are the ones who are either already married or haven’t reached the right age yet. It’s quite simple, on the face of it. In order to marry, the oldest son must enter his father’s tomb, remove Dad’s sword, and present it to his bride-to-be. Sounds easy, right? Wrong! 

Nothing about being a dwarf has ever been easy. 

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