"Kayla and the Gaborchend." Stupefying Stories. Edited by Bruce Bethke. Rampant Loon Media.
"Daddy held up a silver whistle on a long chord of tanned leather. It swung below his hand, back and forth from left to right, and her blue eyes followed. She looked at it as if it were a holy relic, for she knew that it must be important for her Daddy to choose that moment to give it to her."