Alis Franklin

Alis Franklin is an Australian author of monstrous queer speculative fiction.


Tales of the Wyrd


How Loki got his stitches. How Sigyn got her revenge. How Lain got his name. And how Sigmund got a lesson in old gods taking on new lives.

Everything is true. Eventually.

Featuring the untold tales from the world of the Word, this short anthology contains:

  • “Fairytale”, Sigyn’s meet cute. Sort of.
  • “Vartari”, a.k.a. the aftermath of the lip-stitching incident.
  • “Vow”, a.k.a. Sigyn/Loki is My 5eva OTP and I’m Not Sorry.
  • “Mothers”, or the One Where Sigyn and Angrboða Visit Loki’s Children and Also Conspire Against Odin.
  • “Blue Sky Mine”, in which Travis visits the Pilbara and Lain gets named.
  • “Focus Group”, where Sigmund learns the secret of LB’s success…

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  2. Fairytale