I have a new short story out, under my R. Z. Held pen name, in amazing science fantasy company in Beneath Ceaseless Skies!
It’s also been reviewed by Quick Sip Reviews, which if you haven’t read any of his other thoughtful and articulate reviews, you definitely should.
Shiny metal bloomed out and out from her touch and the red rust disappeared. Her heart sped and it felt good. Not from fear, but… satisfaction? Tarnish sought the right word like in a prayer and it came to her. Euphoria. She jerked her hand back, but the next instant she wanted more. She needed more, that little bit hadn’t been enough.