Aphelion Issue 265, Volume 25
September 2021
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An Annoying Job

by Christopher T. Dabrowski

Translated from Polish by Julia Mraczny

The harvest has begun, there will be a lot of mowing. A lot. It all leads to a record harvest. It would be great though, she didn't like this tiring job. It's not a woman's job. But what can we do…

When she sharpened her blade, she scowled. The scythe. Why is it always a scythe? The world has moved on! As if she couldn't do it with some harvester. And those rags - frayed, scratchy material. Too cold in winter, too hot in summer. Oh, God! It's hard to be Death! And even more so during the Third World War.

2020 Christopher T. Dabrowski

Christopher T. Dabrowski has published in the USA and Spain: Anomaly (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press), Escape (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press); in Poland: Deathbirth (2008 - Armoryka publishing house), Anima vilis (2010 - Initium publishing house), Grobbing (2012 - Novae Res publishing house), Deathbirth and other stories (2012 & 2017 - Agharta & Armoryka publishing house), Z życia Dr Abble (2013 - Agharta publishing house), Orgazmokalipsa (2016 - Alternatywne publishing house), Anomalia (Forma publishing house), Ucieczka (2017 - Dom Horroru publishing house); he has been included in anthologies in USA, Poland, Russia, and Germany, and has had stories published in PLAYBOY magazine (Slovak edition), USA, England, Czech Republic, Russia, Brasil, Spain, Argentina, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Mexico

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