(Not) The Chosen One
We spend our lives chasing, looking up to, and wanting to be the heroes or heroines of the world. The chosen ones, if you’d prefer. As a result, we don’t hear the stories from the sidelines, maybe even missing out on something more interesting and human.
This issue of Pulp Toast looks past the faces on the poster.
Find out about the darker realities covered up by people we revere, or watch as someone’s hope of being the chosen one be snatched away every time he gets that much closer. What about the unsung heroes? Dive in and learn about their story – told through the eyes of the one they attempted to rescue, or through the eyes of those they hand their legacy over to.
Regardless, we all agree that being unchosen may not be the worst thing in the universe. Esepcially if that means you’ll be the only one with a full stomach when everyone’s running for their lives before lunch.
Join us as our core team talks to the people society has put aside, with guest authors Wayne Rée (Tales of a Tiny Room, Yellow Princess) and D. M. Jewelle (KL Noir: Yellow, Little Basket) and guest artist Ziqun A. K. (Wizard Garden). We hope you’ll enjoy these stories as we’ve enjoyed writing them.
And thank you for choosing us.
This is a self-published title.
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