Toasted Cake 30: Alkahest by William T. Vandemark
Toasted Cake 30! In which we conflagrate.
In 1863, a nanophage spontaneously appeared in Louis Pasteur's yogurt.
Alkahest first appeared in Brain Harvest, as "Phases of Alkahest".
Wlliam T. Vandemark can be found wandering the back roads of America in a pickup. He chases storms, photographs weather vanes, and prospects for fulgurites. His hand lettered fiction has appeared on sidewalks, on bridge abutments, and on the backside of billboards. Published work has appeared in Apex Magazine, InterGalactic Medicine Show, Word Riot, and assorted anthologies as detailed on his website: www.williamtvandemark.com. Currently he serves as a multimedia producer and web editor for the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America.