Toasted Cake 13: Please Return My Son Who Is in Your Custody, by Helena Bell

Episode #13! In which we enter houses.

Please forgive my son for breaking and entering into your house last night.

First published at the now sadly-defunct Brain Harvest.

Helena Bell is an occasional poet, writer, and international traveler which means that over half of what she says is completely made up, the other half is probably made up, and the third half is about the condition of the roads. She has a BA, an MFA, a JD, and is pursuing a Tax LLM in order to fulfill her life long dream of having more letters follow her name than are actually in it. Her work has appeared in Brain Harvest, Daily Science Fiction and Rattle. Sometimes she blogs about the end of the world at

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