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 Short Story: Heartless by Krystal Claxton A woman of power ministers to a broken heart, risking her own in the process. Original Short Story: Underworld by Katherine Mankiller A teen grapples with dark forces to save the only family he’s ever known. Short Story: Backlash by Nancy Fulda Eugene Gutierrez has flashbacks from the war, but the real danger is what he doesn’t remember. Flash Fiction: Corner Sofa by Sarena Ulibarri Sometimes it takes stepping into someone else’s story to more clearly see your own. Flash Fiction: The Miracle on Tau Prime by Alex Shvartsman Can an alien be touched by God? REVIEWS & COMMENTARY Reviews: The Fan: by Carole McDonnell Reviews: The Magic Lantern: by Adam-Troy Castro Reviews: Area 51 1/2 by Steven Sawicki Reviews: New & Noteworthy Short Genre Fiction: by Gillian Daniels Make sure you go to www.fantasticstoriesoftheimagination.com every months for lots of great, free content.