“Watching the Snow Fall” will appear in the August issue of the print magazine Sounds of the Night.
Sounds of the Night, put out by Sam’s Dot Publishing, presents science fiction and fantasy tales “seasoned with sensuality.” Sam’s Dot Publishing’s other magazines include Aoife’s Kiss and The Martian Wave.
“Watching the Snow Fall” is in a series of stories about swordsmen on the island nation of Nara, a setting based on medeival Japan. Matsuo Hara lives a quiet life, until a cruel turn of events forces him to choose between his heart and his obedience to the feudal lord he has sworn to serve. This one’s a love story, but it ends in a bloodbath.