Dreams trapped under the ice create the northern lights.
Illaria sells the dreams her husband hunts and mines to local townsfolk. They use the dreams to shape the futures of their children.
Sensible dreams. Sensible futures. Regardless if they match the child's nature or not.
Based on a Siberian myth, read one woman's struggle to temper parents' wishes with their childrens' hearts' desires.
Originally published on SDO, as well as the anthology, "The Best of SDO."
Publisher: Knotted Road Press