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    Amity & Sorrow – Peggy Riley

    “Amity watches what looks like the sun. An orange ball spins, high above her on a pole, turning in a hot, white sky. It makes her think of home and the temple; it makes her feel it is she who is spinning, turning about in a room filled with women, their arms upraised, their skirts belling out like moons. She thinks how the moon will go blood red and the sun turn black at the end of the world.” Two sisters. One mother. One father. Fifty other wives.  When a suspicious fire rages through their land Amaranth grabs her two daughters and flies. Fearing her husband or one of the…