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Whistling the Water

Length: 26 pages17 minutes


Iema, goddess of the sea, gives the Naré people everything. Life. Food. Even the secret of whistling the water. But now the Awnu arrive on their skyboats. Bringing secrets that may render the old ways obsolete.

Mahru, a boy on the cusp of manhood. Struggling to master the art of forming solid shapes from seawater. Critical of these Awnu. Like his father.

But the Awnu punish dissent...

"Whistling the Water" — an adventure short story full of magic, set in the jungles and beaches of an alternate Earth's Brazil. From Stefon Mears, author of Twice Against the Dragon, Half a Wizard and With a Broken Sword.

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