But as he feels death coming nearer, the song grows more insistent, and the sea-people swim closer to shore. Jonathan must know once and for all if he's “a crazy old fairy” as his best friend insists, or if the people in the waves have some message for him.
“Evenings, Mornings, Afternoons” is a short story of about 4000 words. It was originally published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, edited by Gardner Dozois.
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