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Sat Jun 1, 2013, 06:54 PM

Damien Walters Grintalis: Always, They Whisper

She was not a monster, nor did Perseus cut off her head. The whole Athena and shield bit? Bullshit. Perseus was a self-absorbed fool who barely had the strength to lift a sword over his shoulder, let alone swing it hard enough to sever sinew and bone.

As far as the rest of her story, the snakes and stone might be true, but not in the way you think. Itís always easy to paint a villain; harder to scrape below the gilt to find the real.

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http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/always-they-whisper/

As an editor describes it in an interview with the author, it's a collision between harassment, sexual assault, and the plight of Medusa...

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Tue Jun 11, 2013, 10:51 PM

1. Very nice!

Thanks for the link to this story, it was really well done, in every sense.

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