Oh my God this story is so fucking funny.
It also grapples with that implausibility thing, and mankind’s unyielding tendency to normalise and to acquiesce. Seth also worked with Michael Curran, coin-er of askance, and I’m honored to be in the same catalogue as this absolute crackerjack of a bizarro storyteller.
First published in One Story 124, Fall 2009, excerpt available here. Collected in The Great Frustration, Soft Skull, 2011