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February 2020 ISSUE

Jigsaw Children

Hong Kong, China – 2098 AD
I was nine when my second-mother’s mother died.
Shortly before her death, Schoolteacher Shumin took me to visit her. We took the monorail and got off at the last stop, on the northern outskirts of Hong Kong. The sky was gray and low. Damp air drew beads of sweat from my [...]