[07]

It is all a dream. [28]

 

An angel arrives. [49]

 

Reinforcements penetrate. [38]

 

They are defeated by a virus. [12]

 

You are a character in this book. [39]

 

What you forgot, that which now saves you. [16]

 

The author intervenes. [54]

 

[ ]s appear, borne on metal wings. [15]

Published online June 01 2011.

From Ex Machina by Jonathan Ball, published by BookThug, 2009. Reprinted with permission of the author.


Online Imagination cover image

This piece was published in ‘Online Imagination,’ the Summer 2011 issue of CV2.

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