Short story: “Where It Lives”

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“Where It Lives,” by Nathaniel Lee

Appeared in issue 35 of Nightmare Magazine, August 2015; featured on Dread Central, August 5th

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I love the kind of fiction that captures a specific, bizarre, yet familiar and sympathetic mental state.

This is a horror story—that final image of Tilly’s mom really makes it—but it’s the kind of horror story that has a semi-happy ending. I like that.