“The Lie” by Gabino Iglesias

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Her legs are covered in bruises. She withdraws from his hand as he places it on her thigh. It hurts him, but he's trying. Trying to remember what great legs she had, the desire he held for her. Trying to find the right words to say.

The Lie

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About the Author
Gabino Iglesias is an author and professional book reviewer living in Austin, TX. He is the author of GUTMOUTH, HUNGRY DARKNESS, and ZERO SAINTS. His reviews have appeared in Electric Literature, The Rumpus, Entropy, HorrorTalk, Mosaic Magazine, Marginalia, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and many other print and online venues. His latest novel, ZERO SAINTS, was optioned for film, nominated for the Wonderland Book Award, and will be translated and published in Spain in 2017.
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