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The Ruby Incomparable

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The Ruby Incomparable

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Author: Kage Baker
Publisher: Lightspeed Magazine, 2012
Ace Books, 2007
Series: Anvil of the World

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Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Fantasy
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When purest Evil and purest Good join in marriage, you can't expect the relationship to be a tranquil one--but sometimes it can produce unexpected consequences that surprise both.

This short story originally appeared in the anthology Wizards: Magical Tales from the Masters of Modern Fantasy (2007), edited by Gardner Dozois and Jack Dann. It was reprinted in Lightspeed, May 2012. The story can also be found in the anthologies Year's Best Fantasy 8 (2008), edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, and Best American Fantasy 2 (2008), edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer. It is included in the collection The Best of Kage Baker (2012).

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