For the people who live in the vast, uncharted halls of the Museum, the world is changing. The Great Beetles escape their gold and crystal display cabinet and begin to colonise the other rooms. Devouring, growing, changing. Slowly, the people’s whole world is destroyed.
Facing oblivion, one person suggests the impossible. To escape the unending halls and go outside. No one knows if such a thing is possible, if there even is an outside. But soon there is little choice but to try...
A fantasy short story.
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About the Author
Fantasy/SciFi writer, author of over 100 published short stories, quite a lot of poetry and the novels Engn, The Genehunter and the Cloven Land fantasy trilogy. Short stories have appeared in Analog, Nature, Daily Science Fiction, Abyss & Apex, Dark Expanse and many more. Member of the British Fantasy Society. Indie author (through Stormcrow Books), also signed to Curiosity Quills as a novelist.