Rat Catcher's Yellows by Charlie Jane Anders, short story book cover artwork

“Rat Catcher’s Yellows” by Charlie Jane Anders

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Shary has the disease formerly referred to as Rat Catcher's Yellows, a form of dementia that used to be resistant to antibiotics. Her wife, Grace, gives her the Divine Right of Cats game, known to be helpful with cognitive degeneration. Pretty soon, Shary spends all her time on the game, wearing her cat mask and developing ever more sophisticated political moves.

Rat Catcher's Yellows

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About the Author
Charlie Jane Anders is the author of All the Birds in the Sky. She organizes the Writers With Drinks reading series, and was a founding editor of io9. Her fiction has appeared in Tin House, McSweeney's, ZYZZYVA, Pindeldyboz, Tor.com, Asimov's Science Fiction, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Lightspeed, and a ton of anthologies. Her story "Six Months, Three Days" won a Hugo Award.
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