The very structure of the house seemed to groan and several of the partygoers were not afraid to cower. Kasia braced herself to be hit by the water and, as she did so, to her amazement her goldfish leapt lightly out of its tank with a plop and landed at her feet.
“A Call from the Deep” (April 2010)
[I always liked this story, but the prose was often a bit too much, with bombastic metaphors and some flamboyant sentence structuring. I cannot remember what I was reading at the time. The story was rewritten earlier in the year, and it is now more agreeable to read. Ed.]