18 Works in Eid ka Chand

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    Allah dyed the wool of the sky a brilliant red the day that Shah Hussain born.

    Perhaps better to say Shah Hussain woke up to provide no offense to the labors of his mother given he was thirty-six at the time. Having memorized the Koran at age ten, he'd been at a twenty year labor studying in the madrasas of the city where he'd been born. Going sleepless nights in austere contemplation of the flow of the Ravi River and no coins for a journey to far off Mecca.

    Currents of Hindu and Muslim kings had traded the city back and forth, and all that time he'd struggled to understand the laws that must govern the spirit of his life.

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    Azhdaha lived next to a spring that flowed into a small green pool halfway up Mount Al Jaz'har. It was a good place to live. Remote and far from where people were. The caves in the mountain were very comfortable. Especially once Azhdaha ate the wizard who lived in them. He'd tried to capture her, but she was a dragon. Not a djinn for a bottle.

    She was sunning herself on her favorite ledge, when she saw a lone traveller on a beautiful red-gold mare ride up the dusty narrow trail. His clothing was fine, but worn and his mare's saddle was richly decorated, but not well cared for. Azhdaha wondered about their history, but knew that if she did end up eating them, she shouldn't dwell. Her Mother had always said not a good idea to make up stories or play games with dinner.

    Then again, she'd long since left being a hatchling behind.

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    It wasn't cosplay

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    Definitely the yellow fanny pack.

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    "Didn't you say that works of mercy bring you jewels for your crown in heaven? Well, sadaqah is like that; it's charitable deeds, performed by a muslimah like me. No crown required!"

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    Erol slips out of the palace near the end of the day.

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    Prompt: Faiza Hussain, away from home.

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    What happens when an abcity's adcity is destroyed?
    Deeba comes to a vanishing abcity and meets another traveler to marvelous worlds.

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    Of all the senses, this one might be the hardest to pin down.

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    The things the tabloids don't tell you.

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    Jonathan puffed up with outrage. "I will squander my fortune where I damn well please."

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    Abed turns another page and says, "Ask me."

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    Four times Nate didn’t surprise Amaar but one time he really did.

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    Just like how TV detectives run in high heels, Faduma fights the forces of darkness wearing flip-flops.

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    This story is written from the perspective of Zaara Haayat Khan's granddaughter (non-canon). She is biracial, and estranged from her South Asian/Indian and Muslim heritage.

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    What it says on the tin.

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    Sallah tells his children the latest story from Indiana

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    Bhai holds his hands cupped together, as if around the flame of a diya, and then points to himself. He points to Khadija, and spreads his palms wide before pointing upwards, to the sky, signing for the sun.

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    For his own part, Agba could have been happy in the fen.

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