Toasted Cake 213: Concerning Your Recent Creation of Sentient Horse-things on the Next Planet Over

Toasted Cake 213! In which we totally clear our upliftings for safety and sociability.

Dear Dr. Higglebottem, The board has received troubling reports from a group of hyper-dolphins about your recent activities on Tau Ceti f.

This story first appeared in Flash Fiction Online.

This story has a content warning for mild swearing.

Stewart C Baker is an academic librarian, speculative fiction writer and poet, and the editor-in-chief of sub-Q Magazine. His fiction has appeared in Nature, Galaxy's Edge, and Flash Fiction Online, among other places. Stewart was born in England, has lived in South Carolina, Japan, and California (in that order), and currently resides in Oregon with his family­­--although if anyone asks, he'll usually say he's from the Internet.



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