A suicidal blacksmith dreams of a death that will cut him out of the very fabric of the universe, but despairs of being able to accomplish it. When an old client appears on his doorstep with an offer to forge a legendary blade, the blacksmith realizes he might have found his answer.
Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 19 February 2021.
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