Welcome to this week’s Epic Grit Free Reads. In this edition our fiction links are "Maiden, Hunter, Beast" by Kat Howard, presented at Lightspeed Magazine; "The Galaxy’s Cube" by Jeremy Szal, presented at Abyss & Apex; and "The Tower of Bones" by Jeff Samson, presented at The Colored Lens.

For nonfiction we link "Tales From The World Before Yesterday" by Jared Diamond at Edge. Also, "The End of War" by Mark Warren at Esquire.

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