Fifty Word Wonder stories published in Antipodean SF online magazine.

TALK TALK, published in Antipodean SF #177 (March 2013).

Talk Talk

by Antoinette Rydyr and Steve Carter

Eugene always knew when people were talking about him.

Speaking in hushed tones made no difference, Eugene could lip read.

They couldn't resist talking about him; after all he had three legs.

They whispered behind his back but Eugene was also born with eyes in the back of his head.