“The Boy in the Green Dress” by Michael Canfield

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The boy finds the green dress in the trunk in the abandoned mossy copse. The world outside is gray and lifeless. It is the first colour he has ever seen. He puts it on and dances giddily around. Then a flash of scarlet manifests itself, and he realizes he is not alone.

The Boy in the Green Dress

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About the Author
Michael Canfield has published horror, mystery, suspense, fantasy, science fiction, and just-plain-odd stuff in StrangeHorizons, Escape Pod, Daily Science Fiction, The Pedestal, and other places. His story "Super-Villains" was reprinted in the Fantasy: The Best of the Year series, edited by Rich Horton. Born in Las Vegas, he lives in Seattle and blogs occasionally at MichaelCanfield.net
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