proud flesh by fetid
23 Jun 2021
"she calls the foal dante, as in dante’s inferno, the latest in her collection from the chosen public library. the other broodmares reject him just as surely as he’d tried to reject his first couple breaths of life, so willis has to bottle feed him, three times a day."
long before she meets george claire, willis howell is already wise to the ways of the world.
the before, during, and after in a series of vignettes.