“No chemo.” Wasted body. He’s resolute.
She looks. Then nods.
A kiss. Swelling belly.
Punch hard. Dance slow. Read lots. Kiss few.
Laugh loud, always.
Ken Liu was a programmer before he became a lawyer, and he currently lives in the Greater Boston Area with his wife and daughter. His fiction has appeared / will appear in Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov’s, Strange Horizons, and The Writers of the Future anthology, among other places.