The Emerald Coat and Other Wishes

By Emily B. Cataneo, first published in Interfictions

A young woman guards the main exhibit of her family's London museum: The Emerald Coat, a garment which kills whomever dons it by permanently transporting them to another realm. The woman lives as a gatekeeper to death, wondering when she will fulfill what she believes to be her ultimate fate — putting the coat on herself, and leaving this world forever.

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