Toasted Cake 219: A Rabbit Egg for Flora by Caroline M. Yoachim

Toasted Cake 219! In which we hatch an ecosystem.

The back door is tinged purple when I go out to throw my morning coffee grounds onto the compost heap.

This story first appeared at Fireside.

Hugo and three-time Nebula Award finalist Caroline M. Yoachim is a prolific author of short stories, appearing in Lightspeed, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Clarkesworld, and Asimov's, among other places. Her debut short story collection, Seven Wonders of a Once and Future World & Other Stories, came out in 2016. For more, check out her website at

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