In our final story from Issue No. 1, Vajra Chandrasekera gives us a remarkable story of the ways democracy and divinity can entangle, mutate, and compete for an individual's soul. Do yourself a favor and spend a few minutes reading "Stick a Pin in Me."

It has been intimated to me that I should accept the stone god who appeared overnight in my yard as an absolute reality, a permanent resident on my property standing right there in front of my house, on the path to my front door like it was him that lived here instead of me.

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