Fantastic Stories of the Imagination, edited by Hugo and Wold Fantasy Award nominated editor Warren Lapine, brings you the very best in science fiction and fantasy. Join us as we explore strange new worlds. Original Flash Fiction: Night of Apophis by Brenda Kalt — Eat Drink and be Merry, for tomorrow we die. Short Story: Compassion by Alexandra Grunberg — Sometimes we all need compassion, or do we? Short Story: On the Last Night of the Festival of the Dead by Darrell Schweitzer — It was a festival like no other. Flash Fiction: Sapience and Maternal Instincts by Krystal Claxton — There’s nothing like the love of a mother. Reviews: The Fan: Oliver and the Sea Wigs and Journey to the West by Carole McDonnell — The fan wrestles with Mermaids and Demon-hunters. Reviews: The Remake Chronicles: Three pods and a mouthful of projectile vomit: the four versions of Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Adam-Troy Castro. Reviews: Area 51 1/2 by Steven Sawicki. Reviews: New & Noteworthy Short Genre Fiction: November, 2014 by Gillian Daniels — Join us as Gillian explores what’s new and short in Fantasy & Science Fiction. Make sure you go to www.fantasticstoriesoftheimagination.com every months for lots of great, free content.