Charles was quite taken with this story, by Francezca C. Kwe over at the Philippine Graphic: The Fires of the Sun in a Crystalline Sky (after Greg Brillantes).
“There is a reason why I tell it this way,” my grandmother continues her speech. “I first heard the story after the war, when all of us were poking in the rubble for something to start on.” “That war,” she says, her finger rising to point accusingly at the space above my head, “gave birth to so many stories. This story was something that happened to someone I knew.” – read the rest of the story.
The Fires of the Sun in a Crystalline Sky
(after Greg Brillantes)