Her Sacred Spirit Soars

Codex Stories > Standalones

Art by Slimm Fabert

Original Publication:

Her Sacred Spirit Soars.” Strange Horizons: Our Queer Planet, July 18, 2016. 5,400 words.

Audio:

Reprints:

Recognitions:

  • Otherwise Award (formerly known as James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award) long list, 2017.
  • Locus Recommended Reading List, 2016.

Translations:

Trigger Warnings:

Suicidal ideation.

Content Notes:

Bird–human body swapping, nonhuman point of view, Chinese-American characters, sapphic characters, f/f relationship, PTSD, construction of identity, negotiation of agency, grief.