Apex Magazine, ed. Lesley Conner. Issue #134 (November 2022). Online at apex-magazine.com.
Reviewed by Storm Blakley
Apex Magazine’s January issue was a collection that made me think of bargains and agreements, and how those can change our perspectives on the things that really matter. Those bargains can be dangerous things, especially when made with powerful beings and magic. Whether we knowingly sign them or not, the consequences are inevitable; some bring about redemption, while others are simply dangerous.