Martin Pop is the vein of magic people who show up, fix the problems a family is experiencing and then leaves. He is a creature of magic like Mary Poppins or Nanny McPhee. Where he goes healing, love, and happiness is bound to follow. Martin, unlike the others, finds himself working in the United States rather than England or Australia, because unfortunately Americans need that type of magic more right now. What happens when this magic man is called to aid an injured soldier and his poor nephew?
Written for the 2018 Fall Anthology - Fight Back and/or Good Intentions
Gary's best friend, Jace, has just been dumped by someone he really cared for. While trying to console him, will sympathy be confused with something else? Or is a hug all that is needed to get through the night?