Read “A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers,” a short story by Alyssa Wong.

Hannah and Melanie: sisters, apart and together. Weather workers. Time benders. When two people so determined have opposing desires, it’s hard to say who will win—or even what victory might look like. This stunning, haunting short story from rising star Alyssa Wong explores the depth and fierceness of love and the trauma of family.


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I can’t. I’m sorry. I met someone. Vanessa. She’s the one I was talking to on the phone the other night. We met a few months ago during my case in California. Things have been moving faster than I expected. I wasn’t sure if it was gonna be anything real, and, you know, with everything that’s going on with you, it just… I’m sorry I didn’t tell you. What were you talking about? On the phone, you seemed upset. She wants me to move to San Francisco.