His likeness? How can I trace it? I have seen Arsène Lupin a score of times, and each time a different being has stood before me ... or rather the same being under twenty distorted images reflected by as many mirrors ...
Maurice Leblanc, The Arrest of Arsène Lupin
When we gaze upon a fractal, we must peer at a one-way mirror, unaware of the other mirror, standing somewhere far behind us.
Christian Bök, Crystallography
This is for Tomi, who lives in our stories.
That night, Matjek sneaks out of his dream to visit the thief again.
"Mother," Mieli says and drifts to sleep, perfectly happy, in the moment just before it's time to go home.
A physicist receives mysterious information about how to enable immortality in a city torn by the agendas of "fast ones," shadow players, jinni, and two revolution-minded sisters; while a thief on the edge of reality is aided by a sardonic ship to risk his freedom and find his patron.… (more)